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All Seminars are held in the Gavin De Beer Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Thursday 1-2pm (unless otherwise stated)

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Thursday October 22nd, 1pm

Emeritus Professor Lewis Wolpert CBE FRS FRSL FMedSci
 Title: Why isn't a woman more like a man?
Host: Professor Steve Hunt

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Fossil Specimen is the "oldest pregnant lizard we have seen" says Prof Susan Evans

21 July 2011

CDB's Prof Susan Evans has co-authored a paper, published in Naturwissenschaften, detailing the oldest surviving fossil record of a pregnant lizard.

lizard fossil

"I didn't think much of the fossil when I first saw it," said Prof  Evans.

But when her colleague, Yuan Wang, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, examined the fossil he spotted the tiny remains of at least 15 almost fully developed embryos inside it.

"Sure enough, when I examined it under the microscope, I could see all these little babies," Prof Evans recalled.

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