palaeobotany

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palaeobotany

the study of fossils plants, particularly fossils of pollen grain, which are used in reconstructing past environments.
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Selena Smith, a paleobotanist at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, uses X-ray imaging to explore the evolutionary history of banana and ginger plants from the order Zingiberales through their fossilized seeds.
Paleobotanist Kirk Johnson is co-author of a recent study concluding that dinosaurs went extinct after an asteroid crashed into Mexico 65.
Cruisin' the Fossil Freeway (Fulcrum 978-1-55591-451-6) takes Paleobotanist Kirk R.
Paleobotanist Karin Verschoor works in DEC's Division of Lands and Forests.
His methodology does not appear old-fashioned even today, and it is therefore with justification that we describe him as a very modern paleobotanist.
Ted Fremd, a paleobotanist at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, calls it "exquisitely abundant.
There are four narrators representing the main characters who relate alternating chapters: Chester, Francesca, her best friend Sid, and Anne, Francesca's no-nonsense, paleobotanist mother.
In Mexico's eastern Tehuacan Valley, an altar stands where the world's first domesticated corn was believed to have been rediscovered in 1964 by an Indiana Jones-style paleobotanist.
In her middle twenties, she was the youngest Doctor of Science in Britain, a celebrated paleobotanist, and an international expert on the subject of coal.
Laura Dern cameos for all of five minutes as feisty paleobotanist Ellie Sattler, reprising her role from the first film.
Many in her field, however, including Else Barghorn, a top-notch paleobotanist who later invited Brush to study at Harvard University, didn't see it that way.