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March 8, 2021 38 min
Dr. Peter Crane is the Carl W. Knobloch Jr. Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Professor of Botany at Yale University. He studies fossil plants, particularly plants from ~ 130 million years ago, to learn about plant evolution and the evolution of flowering plants. Peter also compares fossil plants to those alive today to understand the relationships between historic and present day plants. Outside work, he loves to travel, be outdoors, and read biographies of interesting people.
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