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Meet UCR’s paleontology power pair

Married professors both win top honor in their field

"Paleontologist Nigel Hughes has earned one of the highest honors in his field, an achievement made even more remarkable because last year’s winner was another UCR paleontologist — Mary Droser, his wife. 

Any paleontologist in the world is eligible for the Society for Sedimentary Geology’s Raymond C. Moore Paleontology Medal. It was unintentional that the society has bestowed it in consecutive years on members of the same family from the same university."

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