Can Lessons From Fossils Guide Earth's Future?

Jenny McGuire explains in ScienceMatters, the podcast

August 27, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Episode 2 of ScienceMatters' Season 1 stars Jenny McGuire. The assistant professor in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the School of Biological Sciences has a tough commute to her summer research site: An 80-foot drop into Wyoming’s deep, dark Natural Trap Cave. There she collects fossils that she hopes will yield clues about the impact of climate change on animal and human populations.

Follow her journey at sciencematters.gatech.edu.

Enter to win a prize by answering the episode's question:

What small four-legged animals mentioned in Episode 2 help Jenny McGuire collect bones from Natural Trap Cave?

Submit your entry by noon on Friday, Aug. 31, at sciencematters.gatech.edu. Answer and winner will be announced on Monday, Sept. 3.

Congratulations to Vineeth Aljapur, winner of Episode 1 quiz. Aljapur is a first-year student in the Georgia Tech Bioinformatics Graduate Program.  

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