LA Times highlights Gill participation in mass extinction research

The LA Times reported that Jacquelyn Gill, associate professor of paleoecology and plant ecology with the University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology and Climate Change Institute, analyzed fern and fungi spores, pollen grains, leaf fragments and other microscopic traces of prehistoric plant life from crushed mineral samples as part of a NASA-funded project to explore the recovery of ferns in the post-extinction world. MSN and Yahoo! News shared the LA Times report.