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Articles for author Ian Miller: 2

  • As a paleontologist who studies the evolutionary history of the world's forests, I have always been curious about Madagascar. Its forests are unique with more than 95 percent of its tree species found only on the island. How did these forests evolve to be so different than any other on Earth? …
  • The American West is the best place on Earth to be a paleontologist. For the better part of the last 500 million years, sand, silt and mud have accumulated on vast stretches of the continent, entombing spectacular evidence of past life as fossils. These sediments form layers, which are the pag…
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