Fossils & Evolution

Monthly Archive: December Foss

Triceratops Dig Week 2: June 20 - June 27

Posted: July 3, 2014 - 16:14 , by David Evans
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ROM Palaeo team working in the Triceratops quarry.

@ROMPalaeo Triceratops Dig Week 2: June 20-June 27

ROM Ideas: Fossils & Evolution

Posted: April 30, 2014 - 10:25 , by Amanda Girgis

Join ROM Fossils & Evolution this Sunday May 4th as they unearth their discoveries, and highlight the treasures within our collections. Here’s a sneak peak of what you’ll hear at ROM Ideas.

Mighty Burgess Shale fossil site discovered in Kootenay National Park

Posted: February 11, 2014 - 07:35 , by Jean-Bernard Caron
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A new fossil arthropod from Marble Canyon (Kootenay National Park)

Today we are proud to report the extraordinary discovery of a new fossil deposit in Kootenay National Park.

Learning science through Hip Hop: Interview with Baba Brinkman

Posted: January 17, 2014 - 13:41 , by Amanda Girgis
Baba Brickman

Baba Brinkman’s music draws on both the art of rap and, the relevance of natural selection today.

Keaton Smith's ROM Inspiration

Posted: November 12, 2013 - 11:44 , by Media Intern
Keaton Smith at the ROM © Deborah Smith

This is a guest blog post by Keaton Smith, published by Jesika Arseneau...

Fossil-finding Tour at Evergreen Brick Works

Posted: October 1, 2013 - 11:38 , by Kevin Seymour
Group stands with Toronto skyline in Background

In July, ROM Assistant Curator Dr. Kevin Seymour offered an enthusiastic group of 25 ROM members a guided tour of the famous fossil site at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto’s Don Valley. Beautiful weather was the order of the day (after days of rain), giving all participants an enjoyable if somewhat muddy outing.

Grandson visits ROM specimens named after his grandfather

Posted: August 12, 2013 - 09:00 , by Kevin Seymour
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Kevin Seymour and Neal Finn's in the collection room.

Neal and Bonnie Finn from Edmonton, Alberta, visited the ROM to see a fossil specimen named after Neal's granfather in 1925.

New Research from the Burgess Shale: Thorny worms that swarmed in the Cambrian seas

Posted: July 31, 2013 - 10:35 , by Jean-Bernard Caron
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Fossilized Hallucigenia sparsa.

Hallucigenia sparsa is no ordinary animal. This poster child of the Burgess Shale biota is the ultimate weirdo!

The Blueprint of Life - DNA & YOU

Posted: July 22, 2013 - 15:00 , by Jacqueline Waters

Christine Black, a volunteer in the ROM's DNA lab shares her experience and encourages you to join her at this months Curators Corner DNA & YOU!