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An Ancient Fish’s Four-Wheel Drive

January 13, 2014

Ted Daeschler, PhD, a vice president and associate curator of vertebrate zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in multiple stories on Jan. 13 and Jan. 14 about his contribution to a discovery of fossil fish pelves that challenge previous theories about the transition from swimming to walking in vertebrates. Coverage appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, BBC News, Boston Globe, Discovery News and other outlets.