Why we published a paper we knew was wrong

I have to admit, we recently published a paper that was wrong.  Well not totally wrong, more like incomplete.  This is how science works we put something forward and people say if they think the idea is solid or needs work. If the latter they hopefully do something...

A shark from the past

One of the topics I find incredibly exciting is the idea of historical ecology.  Briefly, historical ecology is essentially the study of what ecosystems looked like and how they functioned at any time in the past.  This can take place at any temporal scale, from...