Interviews on TV, Radio and Newspapers
I have given over 100 interviews to media outlets (TV, radio, newspapers, magazines and blogs) regarding my research and comments on new scientific findings. Some examples include:
2022 The New York Times (USA): “Fossil Reveals Secrets of One of Nature’s Most Mysterious Reptiles”.
2022 Scientific American (USA): “Snakes’ and Lizards’ Slow and Steady Evolution Won the Race”
2021 The Independent (UK): “Scientists find fossil species that is ancient forerunner of most modern reptiles” (https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/fossil-species-forerunner-modern-reptiles-b1909654.html).
2020 Harvard Gazette (USA):“New study by a team of Harvard-led researchers rebuts 75-year-old belief in their evolution” (https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/10/new-timeline-on-reptile-evolution-rebuts-long-held-theories/).
2018 The New York Times (USA): “A Mysterious Fossil Points to the Origins of Lizards and Snakes” (https://nyti.ms/2IKjOn5).
2018 CBC (Canada):” What turtles were like before they had shells” (https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/ancient-turtle-1.4797903).
2018 CTV news (Canada): “First ‘extraordinary’ snake embryo fossil found” (https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/first-extraordinary-snake-embryo-fossil-found-u-of-a-study-1.4018454).
2018 The Washington Post: Meet ‘the mother of all lizards’ (USA) (https://wapo.st/2kzUtRt?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.750109916e26).
2018 Folha de São Paulo (Brazil): Vovô de cobras e lagartos é descoberto e altera árvore genealógica dos bichos (Brazil) (https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/ciencia/2018/05/vovo-de-cobras-e-lagartos-e-descoberto-e-altera-arvore-genealogica-dos-bichos.shtml).
2018 CBC (Canada): Oldest lizard fossil fills evolutionary ‘missing link’ (Canada) (http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/megachirella-lizard-1.4682553).
2018 National Geographic: Fossil Footprints Are Oldest Traces of Lizards Running on Two Legs. (https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/lizard-fossil-footprints-two-legs-bipedalism-paleontology-science/).
2016 National Geographic: Famous ‘Four-Legged Snake’ May Really Be Dino-Era Lizard (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/11/snakes-tetrapodophis-fossils-ethics-science/).
2016 Science: Controversial ‘four-legged snake’ may be ancient lizard instead. (http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/11/controversial-four-legged-snake-may-be-ancient-lizard-instead).
2015 Forbes Magazine-online: Ancient Toothy Lizard Is The First Of Its Kind From South America. http://www.forbes.com/sites/shaenamontanari/2015/08/26/ancient-toothy-lizard-is-the-first-of-its-kind-from-south-america/).
2015 BBC Earth (UK): A newly-described ancient lizard from South America throws new light on the early evolution of iguanas and related species. (http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150826-new-south-american-lizard-is-missing-link).
2015 O Globo: Paleontólogos brasileiros descobrem espécie de lagarto que viveu no país 80 milhões de anos atrás: http://oglobo.globo.com/sociedade/ciencia/paleontologos-brasileiros-descobrem-especie-de-lagarto-que-viveu-no-pais-80-milhoes-de-anos-atras-17297375).