Stuck in the past: the science of the La Brea Tar Pits

This post is adapted from a 2014 post by Dr. Jacquelyn Gill (originally posted on The Contemplative Mammoth). Jacquelyn is overseeing the plant component of our ice age food webs. As a scientist, there are places I want to visit one day because they feature heavily into the intellectual mythology of my field: Darwin's Down … Continue reading Stuck in the past: the science of the La Brea Tar Pits