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2017 Top of Page

Beck, R.M.D. (In press) The skull of Epidolops ameghinoi from the Early Eocene Itaboraí Fauna, southeastern Brazil, and the affinities of the extinct marsupialiform order Polydolopimorphia. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. Supplemental material:
Chirchir, H., Zeininger, A., Nakatsukasa, M., Ketcham, R.A., and Richmond, R.G. (In press) Does trabecular bone structure within the metacarpal heads of primates vary with hand posture? Comptes Rendus Palevol.
Coates, M.I., Gess, R.W., Finarelli, J.A., Criswell, K.E., and Tietjen, K. (2017) A symmoriiform chondrichthyan braincase and the origin of chimaeroid fishes. Nature, 541, 208-211.
Criswell, K.E, Coates, M.I., and Gillis, J.A. (In press) Embryonic development of the axial column in the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea. Journal of Morphology.
DeSantis, L.R.G., Tseng, Z.J., Liu, J., Hurst, A., Schubert, B.W., and Jiangzuo, Q. (In press) Assessing niche conservatism using a multiproxy approach: dietary ecology of extinct and extant spotted hyenas. Paleobiology. Supplemental material: 
Evans, K.M., Waltz, B.T., Tagliacollo, V.A., Sidlauskas, B.L., and Albert, J.S. (2017) Fluctuations in evolutionary integration allow for big brains and disparate faces. Scientific Reports, 7, 40431.
Frey, S., and Ertl, T. (2017) Progressive direct volume-to-volume transformation. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 23, 921-930. Supplemental material: 
Gardner, J.E., Llewellin, E.W., Watkins, J.M., and Befus, K.S. (2017) Formation of obsidian pyroclasts by sintering of ash particles in the volcanic conduit. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 459, 252-263.
Han, J., and Keehm, Y. (2017) Computational estimation of transport properties in poorly-consolidated formations for geological CO2 storage. Geosciences Journal, 21, 71-79.
Hanna, R.D., and Ketcham, R.A. (In press) X-ray computed tomography of planetary materials: a primer and review of recent studies. Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry.
LaFountaine, J.S., Prasad, L.K., Miller, D.A., McGinity, J.W., and Williams, R.O. III. (2017) Mucoadhesive amorphous solid dispersions for sustained release of poorly water soluble drugs. European Journal of Phamaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 113, 157-167.
Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P., Luo, Z.-X., Fagan, M.J., and Rayfield, E.J. (In press) Morphological evolution of the mammalian jaw adductor complex. Biological Reviews. Supplemental material:
Melstrom, K.M. (In press) The relationship between diet and tooth complexity in living dentigerous saurians. Journal of Morphology. Supplemental material: squamates on
Nishimura, A.C., and Russo, G.A. (In press) Does cortical bone thickness in the last sacral vertebra differ among tail types in primates? American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
Schneider, J., and Rautek, P.
 A versatile and efficient GPU data structure for spatial indexing. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 23, 911-920. Supplemental material:
Schott, R.K., and Evans, D.C. (In press) Cranial variation and systematics of Foraminacephale brevis gen. nov. and the diversity of pachycephalosaurid dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Cerapoda) in the Belly River Group of Alberta, Canada. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 
Smith, M.M., Hao, Y., and Carroll, S.A. (2017) Development and calibration of a reactive transport model for carbonate reservoir porosity and permeability changes based on CO2 core-flood experiments. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 57, 73-88.
Tokan-Lawal, A., Prodanović, M., Landry, C.J., and Eichhubl, P. (2017) Influence of numerical cementation on multiphase displacement in rough fractures. Transport in Porous Media, 116, 275-293. 

2016 Top of Page

Arnaudo, M.E., Bona, P., Soibelzon, L.H., and Schubert, B.W. (2016) Anatomical study of the auditory region of Arctotherium tarijense (Ursidae, Tremarctinae), an extinct short-faced bear from the Pleisotcene of South America. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 825-837. Supplemental material: Ursus on
Asahara, M., Koizumi, M., Macrini, T.E., Hand, S.J., and Archer, M. (2016) Comparative cranial morphology in living and extinct platypuses: feeding behavior, electroreception, and loss of teeth. Science Advances, 2, e1601329. Supplemental material: and
Ascarrunz, E., Rage, J.-C., Legreneur, P., and Laurin, M. (2016) Triadobatrachus massinoti, the earliest known lissamphibian (Vertebrata: Tetrapoda) re-examined by µCT scan, and the evolution of trunk length in batrachians. Contributions to Zoology, 85, 201-234. Supplemental material: amphibians on
Balanoff, A.M., Smaers, J.B., and Turner, A.H.
Brain modularity across the theropod-bird transition: testing the influence of flight on neuroanatomical variation. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 204-214. Supplemental material: birds on
Balanoff, A.M., Bever, G.S., Colbert, M.W., Clarke, J.A., Field, D.J., Gignac, P.M., Ksepka, D.T., Ridgely, R.C., Smith, N.A., Torres, C.R., Walsh, S., and Witmer, L.M. (2016) Best practices for digitally constructing endocranial casts: examples from birds and their dinosaurian relatives. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 173-190.
Benoit, J., Manger, P.R., and Rubidge, B.S. (2016) Palaeoneurological clues to the evolution of defining mammalian soft tissue traits. Scientific Reports, 6, 25604. Supplemental material:
Bhullar, B.-A., Hanson, M., Fabbri, M., Pritchard, A., Bever, G.S., and Hoffman, E. (2016) How to make a bird skull: major transitions in the evolution of the avian cranium, paedomorphosis, and the beak as a surrogate hand. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 56, 389-403. Supplemental material:
Bono, R.K., Clarke, J., Tarduno, J.A., and Brinkman, D. (2016) A large ornithurine bird (Tingmiatornis arctica) from the Turonian High Arctic: climatic and evolutionary implications. Scientific Reports, 6, 38876.
Boyer, D.M., Kirk, E.C., Silcox, M.T., Gunnell, G.F., Gilbert, C.C., Yapuncich, G.S., Allen, K.L., Welch, E., Bloch, J.I., Gonzales, L.A., Kay, R.F., and Seiffert, E.R. (2016) Internal carotid arterial canal size and scaling in Euarchonta: re-assessing implications for arterial patency and phylogenetic relationships in early fossil primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 97, 123-144.
Brocklehurst, R.J., Crumpton, N., Button, E., and Asher, R.J. (2016) Jaw anatomy of Potamogale velox (Tenrecidae, Afrotheria) with a focus on cranial arteries and the coronoid canal in mammals. PeerJ, 1906. Supplemental material: Afrotheria on
Brusatte, S.L., Muir, A., Young, M.T., Walsh, S., Steel, L., and Witmer, L.M. (2016) The braincase and neurosensory anatomy of an Early Jurassic marine crocodylomorph: implications for crocodylian sinus evolution and sensory transitions. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1511-1530. Supplemental material:
Cadena, E. (2016) Palaeoamyda messeliana nov. comb. (Testudines, Pan-Trionychidae) from the Eocene Messel Pit and Geiseltal localities, Germany, taxonomic and phylogenetic insights. PeerJ, 4, e2647. Supplemental material: and
Carabajal, A.P., Canale, J.I., and Haluza, A. (2016) New rebbachisaurid cranial remains (Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from the Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina, and the first endocranial description for a South American representative of the clade. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36, e1167067. Supplemental material:
Carr, C.E., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., and Bierman, H. (2016) Coupled ears in lizards and crocodilians. Biological Cybernetics, 110, 291-302. Supplemental material:
Carvalho, T.P., Lundberg, J.G., Baskin, J.N., Friel, J.P. and Reis, R.E. (2016) A new species of the blind and miniature genus Micromyzon Friel and Lundberg, 1996 (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from the Orinoco River: describing catfish diversity using high-resolution computed tomography. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 165, 37-53.
Churchill, M., Martinez-Caceres, M., de Muizon, C., Mnieckowski, J., and Geisler, J.H. (2016) The origin of high-frequency hearing in whales. Current Biology, 26, 2144-2149.
Clarac, F., Souter, T., Cubo, J., de Buffrénil, V., Brochu, C., and Cornette, R . (2016) Does skull morphology constrain bone ornamentation? A morphometric analysis in the Crocodylia. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 292-301. Supplemental material: crocodylians on
Clarke, J.A., Chatterjee, S., Li, Z., Riede, T., Agnolin, F., Goller, F., Isasi, M.P., Martinioni, D.R., Mussel, F.J., and Novas, F.E. (2016) Fossil evidence of the avian vocal organ from the Mesozoic. Nature, 538, 502-505.
Cooper, L.N., Clementz, M.T., Usip, S., Bajpai, S., Hussain, S.T., and Hieronymus, T.L. (2016) Aquatic habits of cetacean ancestors: integrating bone microanatomy and stable isotopes. Integrative & Comparative Anatomy, 56, 1370-1384.
Cooperdock, E.H.G., and Stocklii, D.F. (2016) Unraveling alteration histories in serpentinites and associated ultramafic rocks with magnetite (U-Th)/He geochronology. Geology, 44, 967-970.
Copes, L.E., and Kimbel, W.H. (2016) Cranial vault thickness in primates: Homo erectus does not have uniquely thick vault bones. Journal of Human Evolution, 90, 120-134. Supplemental material:
Daigle, H., and Johnson, A. (2016) Combining mercury intrusion and nuclear magnetic resonance measurements using percolation theory. Transport in Porous Media, 111, 669-679.
Dumont, M., Tafforeau, P., Bertin, T., Bhullar, B.-A., Field, D., Schulp, A., Strilisky, B., Thivichon-Prince, B., Viriot, L., and Louchart, A. (2016) Synchrotron imaging of dentition provides insights into the biology of Hesperornis and Ichthyornis, the “last” toothed birds. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16, 178.
Fortuny, J., Marcé-Nogué, J., Steyer, J.-S., de Esteban-Trivigno, S., Mujal, E., and Gil, L. (2016) Comparative 3D analyses and palaeoecology of giant early amphibians (Temnospondyli: Stereospondyli). Scientific Reports, 6, 30387. Supplemental material:
Fulwood, E.L., Boyer, D.M., and Kay, R.F. (2016) Stem members of Platyrrhini are distinct from catarrhines in at least one derived cranial feature. Journal of Human Evolution, 100, 16-24. Supplemental material:
Gardner, J.E., Befus, K.S., Watkins, J.M., and Clow, T. (2016) Nucleation rates of spherulites in natural rhyolitic lava. American Mineralogist, 101, 2367-2376.
Gardner, J.E., Jackson, B.A., Gonnermann, H., and Soule, S.A. (2016) Rapid ascent and emplacement of basaltic lava during the 2005-06 eruption of the East Pacific Rise at ca. 9◦51 N as inferred from CO2 contents. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 453, 152-160.
Geraads, D., and Spassov, N. (2016) Musteloid carnivores from the upper Miocene of South-Western Bulgaria, and the phylogeny of the Mephitidae. Geodiversitas, 38, 543-558. Supplemental material: and
Gignac, P.M., Kley, N.J., Clarke, J.A., Colbert, M.W., Morhardt, A.C., Cerio, D., Cost, I.N., Cox, P.G., Daza, J.D., Early, C.M., Echols, M.S., Henkelman, R.M., Herdina, A.N., Holliday, C.M., Li, Z., Mahlow, K., Merchant, S., Müller, J., Orsbon, C.P., Paluh, D.J., Thies, M.L., Tsai, H.P., and Witmer, L.M. (2016) Diffusible iodine-based contrast-enhanced computed tomography (diceCT): an emerging tool for rapid, high-resolution, 3-D imaging of metazoan soft tissues. Journal of Anatomy, 228, 889-909.
Goodwin, M.B., and Evans, D.C. (2016) The early expression of squamosal horns and parietal ornamentation confirmed by new end-stage juvenile Pachycephalosaurus fossils from the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation, Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36, e1078343.
Heers, A.M., Baier, D.B., Jackson, B.E., and Dial, K.P. (2016) Flapping before flight: high resolution, three-dimensional skeletal kinematics of wings and legs during avian development. PLos ONE, 11(4), e0153446.
Hegna, T.A., and Johnson, R.E. (2016) Preparation of fossil and osteological 3D-printable models from freely available CT-scan movies. Journal of Paleontological Techniques, 16, 1-10. Supplemental material:
Jia, J., and Gao, K-Q. (2016) A new basal salamandroid (Amphibia, Urodela) from the Late Jurassic of Qinglong, Hebei Province, China. PLos ONE, 11(5), e0153834.
Johnson, A., and Daigle, H. (2016) Nuclear magnetic resonance secular relaxation measurements as a method of extracting internal magnetic field gradients and pore sizes. Interpretation, 4, T557-T565.
Jung, J.-Y., Naleway, S.E., Yaraghi, N.A., Herrera, S., Sherman, V.R., Bushong, E.A., Ellisman, M.H., Kisailus, D., and McKittrick, J. (2016) Structural analysis of the tongue and hyoid apparatus in a woodpecker. Acta Biomaterialia, 37, 1-13. Supplemental material:
Kappelman, J., Ketcham, R.A., Pearce, S., Todd, L., Akins, W., Colbert, M.W., Feseha, M., Maisano, J.A., and Witzel, A. (2016) Perimortem fractures in Lucy suggest mortality from fall out of tall tree. Nature, 537, 503-507.
Klenner, S., Witzel, U., Paris, F., and Distler, C. (2016) Structure and function of the septum nasi and the underlying tension chord in crocodylians. Journal of Anatomy, 228, 113-124. Supplemental material:
Koenig, K.M., Sun, P., Meyer, E., and Gross, J.M. (2016) Eye development and photoreceptor differentiation in the cephalopod Doryteuthis pealeii. Development, 143, 3168-3181.
LaFountaine, J.S., Prasad, L.K., Brough, C., Miller, D.A., McGinity, J.W., and Williams, R.O. III. (2016) Thermal processing of PVP- and HPMC-based amorphous solid dispersions. AAPS PharmSciTech, 17, 120-132.
Li, Q. (2016) Effect of porosity and carbon composition on pore microstructure of magnesium/carbon nanotube composite foams. Materials & Design, 89, 978-987.
Li, Z., and Clarke, J.A. (2016) The craniolingual morphology of waterfowl (Aves, Anseriformes) and its relationship with feeding mode revealed through contrast-enhanced X-ray computed tomography and 2D morphometrics. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 43, 12-25.
Li, Q., Ketcham, R.A., Yan, F., Maisano, J.A., and Clarke, J.A. (2016) Comparison and evaluation of the effectiveness of two approaches of diffusible iodine-based contrast-enhanced computed tomography (diceCT) for avian cephalic material. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 326, 352-362.
Linde-Medina, M. (2016) Testing the cranial evolutionary allometric ‘rule’ in Galliformes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29, 1873-1878. Supplemental material:
Linde-Medina, M., Boughner, J.C., Santana, S.E., and Diogo, R. (2016) Are more diverse parts of the mammalian skull more labile? Ecology and Evolution, 6, 2318-2324. Supplemental material: mammals on
Long, J.M., and Snow, R.A. (2016) Ontogenetic development of otoliths in alligator gar. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 145, 537-544. Supplemental material:
Maiti, A., Small, W., Lewicki, J.P., Weisgraber, T.H., Duoss, E.B., Chinn, S.C., Pearson, M.A., Spadaccini, C.M., Maxwell, R.S., and Wilson, T.S. (2016) 3D printed celular solid outperforms traditional stochastic foam in long-term mechanical response. Scientific Reports, 6, 24871.
Müller, J., Hipsley, C.A., and Maisano, J.A. (2016) Skull osteology of the Eocene amphisbaenian Spathorhynchus fossorium (Reptilia, Squamata) suggests convergent evolution and reversals of fossorial adaptations in worm lizards. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 615-630. 
Palci, A., Lee, M.S.Y., and Hutchinson, M.N. (2016) Patterns of postnatal ontogeny of the skull and lower jaw of snakes as revealed by micro-CT scan data and three-dimensional geometric morphometrics. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 723-754. Supplemental material:
Pang, B., Yee, K.K., Lischka, F.W., Rawson, N.E., Haskins, M.E., Wysocki, C.J., Craven, B.A., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2016) The influence of nasal airflow on respiratory and olfactory epithelial distribution in felids. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219, 1866-1874. Supplemental material:
Parra-Olea, G., Rovito, S.M., Garcia-Paris, M., Maisano, J.A., Wake, D.B., and Hanken, J. (2016) Biology of tiny animals: three new species of minute salamanders (Plethodontidae: Thorius) from Oaxaca, Mexico. PeerJ, 4, e2694. Supplemental material:
Paulina-Carabajal, A., Lee, Y.-N., and Jacobs, L.L. (2016) Endocranial morphology of the primitive nodosaurid dinosaur Pawpawsaurus campbelli from the Early Cretaceous of North America. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0150845. Supplemental material:
Peng, S., Loucks, B. (2016) Permeability measurements in mudrocks using gas-expansion methods on plug and crushed-rock samples. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 73, 299-310.
Polly, P.D., Stayton, C.T., Dumont, E.R., Pierce, S.E., Rayfield, E.J., and Angielczyk, K.D. (2016) Combining geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis with evolutionary modeling: towards a synthesis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, e1111225. Supplemental material:
Proffitt, J.V., Clarke, J.A., and Scofield, R.P. (2016) Novel insights into early neuroanatomical evolution in penguins from the oldest described penguin brain endocast. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 228-238.
Pyle, R.L. (2016) Towards a global names architecture: the future of indexing scientific names. ZooKeys, 550, 261-281. Supplemental material:
Racicot, R.A., Gearty, W., Kohno, N., and Flynn, J.J. (2016) Comparative anatomy of the bony labyrinth of extant and extinct porpoises (Cetacea: Phocoenidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 119, 831-846.
Rich, T.H., Hopson, J.A., Gill, P.G., Trusler, P., Rogers-Davidson, S., Morton, S., Cifelli, R.L., Pickering, D., Kool, L., Siu, K., Burgmann, F.A., Senden, T., Evans, A.R., Wagstaff, B.E., Seegets-Villiers, D., Corfe, I.J., Flannery, T.F., Walker, K., Musser, A.M., Archer, M., Pian, R., and Vickers-Rich, P. (2016) The mandible and dentition of the Early Cretaceous monotreme Teinolophos trusleri. Alcheringa, 40, 475-501. Supplemental material:
Rosenberger, A.L., Smith, T.D., DeLeon, V.B., Burrows, A.M., Schenck, R., and Halenar, L.B. (2016) Eye size and set in small-bodied fossil primates: a three-dimensional method. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1671-1689. Supplemental material:
Rowe, T.B., and Shepherd, G.M. (2016) Role of ortho-retronasal olfaction in mammalian cortical evolution. The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 524, 471-495.
Rowe, T.B., Luo, Z.-X., Ketcham, R.A., Maisano, J.A., and Colbert, M.W. (2016) X-ray computed tomography datasets for forensic analysis of vertebrate fossils. Nature Scientific Data, 3, 160040. Supplemental material:
Ruff, C.B., Burgess, M.L., Ketcham, R.A., and Kappelman, J. (2016) Limb bone structural proportions and locomotor behavior in A.L. 288-1 (“Lucy”). PLoS ONE 11(11), e0166095.
Russo, G.A. (2016) Comparative sacral morphology and the reconstructed tail lengths of five extinct primates: Proconsul heseloni, Epipliopithecus vindobonensis, Archaeolemur edwardsi, Megaladapis grandidieri, and Palaeopropithecus kelyus. Journal of Human Evolution, 90, 135-162.
Sahagian, D., Proussevitch, A., Ancuta, L.D., Idleman, B.D., and Zeitler, P.K. (2016) Uplift of central Mongolia recorded in vesicular basalts. The Journal of Geology, 124, 435-445.
Sharafat, S., Williams, B., Ghoniem, N., Ghoniem, A., Shimada, M., and Ying, A. (2016) Development of a new cellular solid breeder for enhanced tritium production. Fusion Engineering and Design, 109-111, 119-127.
Sharp, A.C. (2016) A quantitative comparative analysis of the size of the frontoparietal sinuses and brain in vombatiform marsupials. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 74, 331-342. Supplemental material: and
Stocker, M.R., Nesbitt, S.J., Criswell, K.E., Parker, W.G., Witmer, L.M., Rowe, T.B., Ridgely, R., and Brown, M.A. (2016) A dome-headed stem archosaur exemplifies convergence among dinosaurs and their distant relatives. Current Biology, 26, 2674-2680.
Talanda, M. (2016) Cretaceous roots of the amphisbaenian lizards. Zoologica Scripta, 45, 1-8. Supplemental material: squamates on
Tomiya, S., and Tseng, J. (2016) Whence the beardogs? Reappraisal of the Middle to Late Eocene ‘Miacis‘ from Texas, USA, and the origin of Amphicyonidae (Mammalia, Carnivora). Royal Society Open Science, 3, 160518. Supplemental material:
Trotteyn, M.J., and Paulina-Carabajal, A. (2016) Braincase and neuroanatomy of Pseudochampsa ischigualastensis and Tropidosuchus romeri (Archosauriformes, Proterochampsia). Ameghiniana, 53, 527-542.
Wang, Q., and Dechow, P.C. (2016) Divided zygomatic bone in primates with implications of skull morphology and biomechanics. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1801-1829. Supplemental material:
Williamson, T.E., and Brusatte, S.L. (2016) Pachycephalosaurs (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Upper Cretaceous (upper Campanian) of New Mexico: a reassessment of Stegoceras novomexicanum. Cretaceous Research, 62, 29-43.
Wilson, G.P., Ekdale, E.G., Hoganson, J.W., Calede, J.J., and Vander Linden, A. (2016) A large carnivorous mammal from the Late Cretaceous and the North American origin of marsupials. Nature Communications, 7, 13734. Supplemental material: and
Vinuesa, V., Iurino, D.A., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Jinyi, L., Fortuny, J., Sardella, R., and Alba, D.M. (2016) Inferences of social behavior in bone-cracking hyaenids (Carnivora, Hyaenidae) based on digital paleoneurological techniques: implications for human-carnivoran interactions in the Pleistocene. Quaternary International, 413(B), 7-14. Supplemental material:
Zeininger, A., Patel, B.A., Zipfel, B., and Carlson, K.J. (2016) Trabecular architecture in the StW 352 fossil hominin calcaneus. Journal of Human Evolution, 97, 145-158.

2015 Top of Page

Aguilar, R.F., Garner, M.M., and Yoshicedo, J.N. (2015) Resonancia magnética y tomografía computarizada para el diagnóstico de inestabilidad vertebral y tetraparesia aguda en un dragón de Komodo adulto (Varanus komodensis). Clinica Veterinaria, 1, 1-9. Supplemental material:
Baud, P., Reuschlé, T., Ji, Y., Cheung, C.S.N., and Wong, T.-f. (2015) Mechanical compaction and strain localization in Bleurswiller sandstone. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120, 6501-6522.
Bever, G.S., Lyson, T.R., Field, D.J., and Bhullar, B-A.S. (2015) Evolutionary origin of the turtle skull. Nature, 525, 239-242. Supplemental material:
Bhandari, A.R., Flemings, P.B., Polito, P.J., Cronin, M.B., and Bryant, S.L. (2015) Anisotropy and stress dependence of permeability in the Barnett Shale. Transport in Porous Media, 108, 393-411.
Bhullar, B-A.S., Morris, Z.S., Sefton, E.M., Tok, A., Tokita, M., Namkoong, B., Camacho, J., Burnham, D.A., and Abzhanov, A. (2015) A molecular mechanism for the origin of a key evolutionary innovation, the bird beak and palate, revealed by an integrative approach to major transitions in vertebrate history. Evolution, 69, 1665-1677. Supplemental material:
Bierman, H.S., and Carr, C.E. (2015) Sound localization in the alligator. Hearing Research, 329, 11-20. Supplemental material:
Blanco, R.E., Jones, W.W., and Villamil, J. (2015) The ‘death roll’ of giant fossil crocodyliforms (Crocodylomorpha: Neosuchia): allometric and skull strength analysis. Historical Biology, 27, 514-524. Supplemental material:
Cadena, E.A., and Jaramillo, C.A. (2015) The first fossil skull of Chelus (Pleurodira: Chelidae, Matamata turtle) from the early Miocene of Colombia. Palaeontologia Electronica, 18.2.32A, 1-10. Supplemental material:
Caldwell, M.W., Nydam, R.L., Palci, A., and Apesteguia, S. (2015) The oldest known snakes from the Middle Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous provide insights on snake evolution. Nature Communications, 6, 5996. Supplemental material: snakes on
Chaudhary, K., Guiltinan, E.J., Cardenas, M.B., Maisano, J.A., Ketcham, R.A., and Bennett, P.C. (2015) Wettability measurement under high P-T conditions using X-ray imaging with application to the brine-supercritical CO2 system. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16, 2858-2864.
Cifelli, R.L., and Davis, B.M. (2015) Tribosphenic mammals from the Lower Cretaceous Cloverly Formation of Montana and Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35, e920848.
Conrad, J.L. (2015) Skeletons of the little-known Palawan monitor, Varanus palawanensis (Squamata: Varanidae). Journal of Herpetology, 49, 485-490. Supplemental material:
Conrad, J.L. (2015) A new Eocene casquehead lizard (Reptilia, Corytophanidae) from North America. PLoS ONE, 10(7), e0127900. Supplemental material:
Conrad, J.L., and Daza, J.D. (2015) Naming and rediagnosing the Cretaceous gekkonomorph (Reptilia, Squamata) from Öösh (Övörkhangai, Mongolia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35, e980891. Supplemental material:
Criswell, K.E. (2015) The comparative osteology and phylogenetic relationships of African and South American lungfishes (Sarcopterygii: Dipnoi). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 174, 801-858.
Cuff, A.R., and Rayfield, E.J. (2015) Retrodeformation and muscular reconstruction of ornithomimosaurian dinosaur crania. PeerJ, 3:e1093.
Curtis, A.A., Lai, G., Wei, F., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2015) Repeated loss of frontal sinuses in arctoid carnivorans. Journal of Morphology, 276, 22-32. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Cuthbertson, R.S., Maddin, H.C., Holmes, R.B., and Anderson, J.S. (2015) The braincase and endosseous labyrinth of Plioplatecarpus peckensis (Mosasauridae, Plioplatecarpinae), with functional implications for locomotor behavior. The Anatomical Record, 298, 1597-1611.
Daza, J.D., Mapps, A.A., Lewis, P.J., Thies, M.L., and Bauer, A.M. (2015) Peramorphic traits in the tokay gecko skull. Journal of Morphology, 276, 915-928. Supplemental material:
Daza, J.D., Bauer, A.M., Sand, C., Lilley, I., Wake, T.A., and Valentin, F. (2015) Reptile remains from Tiga (Tokanod), Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. Pacific Science, 69, 531-557.
Dragovic, B., Baxter, E.F., and Caddick, M.J. (2015) Pulsed dehydration and garnet growth during subduction revealed by zoned garnet geochronology and thermodynamic modeling, Sifnos, Greece. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 413, 111-122.
Duro-Royo, J., Zolotovsky, K., Mogas-Soldevila, L., Varshney, S., Oxman, N., Boyce, M.C., and Ortiz, C. (2015) MetaMesh: a hierarchical computational model for design and fabrication of biomimetic armor surfaces. Computer-Aided Design, 60, 14-27. Supplemental material:
Ekdale, E.G., and Racicot, R.A. (2015) Anatomical evidence for low frequency sensitivity in an archaeocete whale: comparison of the inner ear of Zygorhiza kochii with that of crown Mysticeti. Journal of Anatomy, 226, 22-39.
Esteve-Altava, B., Boughner, J.C., Diogo, R., Villmoare, B.A., and Rasskin-Gutman, D. (2015) Anatomical network analysis shows decoupling of modular lability and complexity in the evolution of the primate skull. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0127653.
Fahlke, J.M., and Hampe, O. (2015) Cranial symmetry in baleen whales (Cetacea, Mysticeti) and the occurrence of cranial asymmetry throughout cetacean evolution. The Science of Nature, 102, 58. Supplemental material:
Gaffling, S., Daum, V., Steidl, S., Maier, A., Köstler, H., and Hornegger, J. (2015) A Gauss-Seidel iteration scheme for reference-free 3-D histological image reconstruction. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 34, 514-530. Supplemental material:
Gatewood, M.P., Dragovic, B., Stowell, H.H., Baxter, E.F., Hirsch, D.M., and Bloom, R. (2015) Evaluating chemical equilibrium in metamorphic rocks using major element and Sm-Nd isotopic age zoning in garnet, Townshend Dam, Vermont, USA. Chemical Geology, 401, 151-168.
Ghanbarzadeh, S., Hesse, M.A., Prodanović, M., and Gardner, J.E. (2015) Deformation-assisted fluid percolation in rock salt. Science, 350, 1069-1072.
Hanna, R.D., Ketcham, R.A., Zolensky, M., and Behr, W. (2015) Impact-induced brittle deformation, porosity loss, and aqueous alteration in the Murchison CM chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 171, 256-282.
Hilton, E.J., Schnell, N.K., and Konstantinidis, P. (2015) When tradition meets technology: systematic morphology of fishes in the early 21st century. Copeia, 103, 858-873. Supplemental material: sturgeons on
Howarth, G.H., Sobolev, N., Pernet-Fisher, J.F., Ketcham, R.A., Maisano, J.A., Pokhilenko, L.N., Taylor, D., and Taylor, L.A. (2015) 3-D X-ray tomography of diamondiferous mantle eclogite xenoliths, Siberia: a review. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 101, 39-67.
Ji, Y., Hall, S.A., Baud, P., and Wong, T.-f. (2015) Characterization of pore structure and strain localization in Majella limestone by X-ray computed tomography and digital image correlation. Geophysical Journal International. 200, 701-719.
Kyle, J.R., and Ketcham, R.A. (2015) Application of high resolution X-ray computed tomography to mineral deposit origin, evaluation, and processing. Ore Geology Reviews, 65, 821-839.
Li, Z., and Clarke, J.A. (2015) New insight into the anatomy of the hyolingual apparatus of Alligator mississippiensis and implications for reconstructing feeding in extinct archosaurs. Journal of Anatomy, 227, 45-61.
Li, Z., Clarke, J.A., Ketcham, R.A., Colbert, M.W., and Yan, F. (2015) An investigation of the efficacy and mechanism of contrast-enhanced X-ray computed tomography utilizing iodine for large specimens through experimental and simulation approaches. BMC Physiology, 15, 5.
Liu, Y., Qiu, X., Zhang, X., and Yu, T.X. (2015) Response of woodpecker’s head during pecking process simulated by material point method. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122677. Supplemental material:
Logvinova, A.M., Taylor, L.A., Fedorova, E.N., Yelisseyev, A.P., Wirth, R., Howarth, G., Reutsky, V.N., and Sobolev, N.V. (2015) A unique diamondiferous peridotite xenolith from the Udachnaya kimberlite pipe, Yakutia: role of subduction in diamond formation. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 56, 306-320.
Loza, C.M., Scarano, A.C., Soibelzon, L.H., Negrete, J., and Carlini, A.A. (2015) Morphology of the tympanic-basicranial region in Mirounga leonina (Phocidae, Carnivora), postnatalontogeny and sexual dimorphism. Journal of Anatomy, 226, 354-372. Supplemental material:
Lundberg, J.G., and Luckenbill, K.R. (2015) The extraordinary occipito-vertebral skeleton and swim bladder of South American Hypophthalmus catfishes (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae): improved illustration, description, and interpretation. Copeia, 103, 806-820.
Marjanović, D., and Witzmann, F. (2015) An extremely peramorphic newt (Urodela: Salamandridae: Pleurodelini) from the latest Oligocene of Germany, and a new phylogenetic analysis of extant and extinct salamandrids. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137068. Supplemental material: Salamanders on
McCurry, M.R., Evans, A.R., and McHenry, C.R. (2015) The sensitivity of biological finite element models to the resolution of surface geometry: a case study of crocodilian crania. PeerJ, 3, e988. Supplemental material: Crocodilians on
McCurry, M.R., Mahony, M., Clausen, P.D., Quayle, M.R., Walmsley, C.W., Jessop, T.S., Wroe, S., Richards, H., and McHenry, C.R. (2015) The relationship between cranial stucture, biomechanical performance and ecological diversity in varanoid lizards. PLoS ONE, 10(6), e0130625. Supplemental material: Varanus on
Moore, S.J., and Carlson, W.D. (2015) Evaluation of a combined HRXCT/EBSD method for detecting epitaxial nucleation of garnet porphyroblasts. European Journal of Mineralogy, 27, 19-29.
Moore, S.J., Cesare, B., and Carlson, W.D. (2015) Epitaxial nucleation of garnet on biotite in the polymetamorphic metapelites surrounding the Vedrette di Ries intrusion (Italian Eastern Alps). European Journal of Mineralogy, 27, 5-18.
Natchev, N., Tzankov, N., Vergilov, V., Kummer, S., and Handschuh, S. (2015) Functional morphology of a highly specialised pivot joint in the cranio-cervical complex of the minute lizard Ablepharus kitaibeliiin relation to feeding ecology and behaviour. Contributions to Zoology, 84, 13-23. Supplemental material: squamates on
Ord, T.J., Klomp, D.A., Garcia-Porta, J., and Hagman, M. (2015) Repeated evolution of exaggerated dewlaps and other throat morphology in lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28, 1948-1964. Supplemental material: squamates on
Pardo, J.D., Szostakiwskyj, M., and Anderson, J.S. (2015) Cranial morphology of the brachystelechid ‘microsaur’ Quasicaecilia texana Carroll provides new insights into the diversity and evolution of braincase morphology in recumbirostran ‘microsaurs.’ PLoS ONE, 10(6), e0130359.
Pattinson, D.J., Thompson, R.S., Piotrowski, A.K., and Asher, R.J. (2015) Phylogeny, paleontology, and primates: do incomplete fossils bias the tree of life? Systematic Biology, 64, 169-186. Supplemental material: primates on
Piras, P., Sansalone, G., Teresi, L., Moscato, M., Profico, A., Eng, R., Cox, T.C., Loy, A., Colangelo, P., and Kotsakis, T. (2015) Digging adaptation in insectivorous subterranean eutherians. The enigma of Mesoscalops montanensis unveiled by geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis. Journal of Morphology, 276, 1157-1171. Supplemental material:
Porro, L.B., Rayfield, E.J., and Clack, J.A. (2015) Computed tomography, anatomical description and three-dimensional reconstruction of the lower jaw of Eusthenopteron foordi Whiteaves, 1881 from the Upper Devonian of Canada. Palaeontology, 58, 1031-1047. Supplemental material:
Ramsay, J.B., Wilga, C.D., Tapanila, L., Pruitt, J., Pradel, A., Schlader, R., and Didier, D.A. (2015) Eating with a saw for a jaw: functional morphology of the jaws and tooth-whorl in Helicoprion davisii. Journal of Morphology, 276, 47-64.
Riede, T., Li, Z., Tokuda, I.T., and Farmer, C. (2015) Functional morphology of the Alligator mississippiensis larynx and implications for vocal production. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218, 991-998.
Ryan, T.M., and Shaw, C.N. (2015) Gracility of the modern Homo sapiens skeleton is the result of decreased biomechanical loading. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 372-377.
Scheibe, T.D., Perkins, W.A., Richmond, M.C., McKinley, M.I., Romero-Gomez, P.D., Oostrom, M., Wietsma, T.W., Serkowski, J.A., and Zachara, J.M. (2015) Pore-scale and multiscale numerical simulation of flow and transport in a laboratory-scale column. Water Resources Research, 51, 1023-1035.
Sharp, A.C. (2015) Comparative finite element analysis of the cranial performance of four herbivorous marsupials. Journal of Morphology, 276, 1230-1243. Supplemental material:
Sherratt, E., del Rosario Castañeda, M., Garwood, R.J., Mahler, D.L., Sanger, T.J., Herrel, A., de Queiroz, K., and Losos, J.B. (2015) Amber fossils demonstrate deep-time stability of Caribbean lizard communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 9961-9966.
Smith, S.Y., Manchester, S.R., Samant, B., Mohabey, D.M., Wheeler, E., Baas, P., Kapgate, D., Srivastava, R., and Sheldon, N.D. (2015) Integrating paleobotanical, paleosol, and stratigraphic data to study critical transitions: a case study from the Late Cretaceous-Paleocene of India. In P.D. Polly, J.J. Head, and D.L. Fox (eds.), Earth-Life Transitions: Paleobiology in the Context of Earth System Evolution. The Paleontological Society Papers, 21, 137-166.
Sprinkle, J., Reich, M., and Lefebvre, B. (2015) Computed tomography (CT) scans of a new Ordovician cyclocystoid from Morocco and its orientation and life mode. In S. Zamora and I. Rábano (eds.), Progress in Echinoderm Palaeobiology. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, 19:163-167.
Tambussi, C.P., Degrange, F.J., and Ksepka, D.T. (2015) Endocranial anatomy of Antarctic Eocene stem penguins: implications for sensory system evolution in Sphenisciformes (Aves). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35, e981635. Supplemental material: penguins on
Tambusso, P.S., and R.A. Fariña (2015) Digital cranial endocast of Pseudoplohophorus absolutus (Xenarthra, Cingulata) and its systematic and evolutionary implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35, e967853. Supplemental material:
Thomas, D.A. (2015) The cranial anatomy of Tenontosaurus tilletti Ostrom, 1970 (Dinosauria, Ornithopoda). Palaeontologia Electronica, 18.2.37A.
Tokan-Lawal, A., Prodanovic, M., and Eichhubl, P. (2015) Investigating flow properties of partially cemented fractures in Travis Peak Formation using image-based pore scale modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120, 5453-5466.
Varricchio, D.J., Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. (2015) Reidentification of avian embryonic remains from the Cretaceous of Mongolia. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128458. Supplemental material:
Varshney, S., Song, J., Li, Y., Boyce, M.C., and Ortiz, C. (2015) Morphometric structural diversity of a natural armor assembly investigated by 2D continuum strain analysis. Journal of Structural Biology, 192, 487-499. Supplemental material:
Vinuesa, V., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Fortuny, J., and Alba, D.M. (2015) The endocranial morphology of the Plio-Pleistocene bone-cracking hyena Pliocrocuta perrieri: behavioral implications. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 22, 421-434. Supplemental material:
Wang, L., and Cardenas, M.B. (2015) An efficient quasi-3D particle tracking-based approach for transport through fractures with application to dynamic dispersion calculation. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 179, 47-54.
Wang, L., Cardenas, M.B., Slottke, D.T., Ketcham, R.A., and Sharp, J.M. Jr. (2015) Modification of the Local Cubic Law of fracture flow for weak inertia, tortuosity, and roughness. Water Resources Research, 51, 2064-2080.
Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Strecker, M.R., and Clemens, M. (2015) A 17-My-old whale constrains onset of uplift and climate change in east Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 3910-3915. Supplemental material:
Yi, H., and Norell, M.A. (2015) The burrowing origin of modern snakes. Science Advances, 1, e1500743. Supplemental material: snakes on

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Adams, T.L. (2014) Small crocodyliform from the Lower Cretaceous (late Aptian) of central Texas and its systematic relationship to the evolution of Eusuchia. Journal of Paleontology, 88, 1031-1049.
Ahrens, H.E. (2014) Morphometric study of phylogenetic and ecologic signals in procyonid (Mammalia: Carnivora) endocasts. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2318-2330.
Angielczyk, K.D., Huertas, S., Smith, R.M.H., Tabor, N.J., Sidor, C.A., Steyer, J-S., Tsuji, L.A., and Gostling, N.J. (2014) New dicynodonts (Therapsida, Anomodontia) and updated tetrapod stratigraphy of the Permian Ruhuhu Formation (Songea Group, Ruhuhu Basin) of southern Tanzania. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34, 1408-1426.
Arnaudo, M.E., Soibelzon, L.H., Bona, P., and Schubert, B. (2014) First description of the auditory region of a Tremarctinae (Ursidae, Mammalia) bear: the case of Arctotherium angustidens. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 21, 321-330.
Attard, M.R.G., Parr, W.C.H., Wilson, L.A.B., Archer, M., Hand, S.J., Rogers, T.L., and Wroe, S. (2014) Virtual reconstruction and prey size preference in the Mid Cenozoic thylacinid, Nimbacinus dicksoni (Thylacinidae, Marsupialia). PLoS ONE, 9(4), e93088. Supplemental material:
Balanoff, A.M., Bever, G.S., and Norell, M.A. (2014) Reconsidering the avian nature of the oviraptorosaur brain (Dinosauria: Theropoda). PLoS ONE, 9(12), e113559. Supplemental material:
Bird, D.J., Amirkhanian, A., Pang, B., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2014) Quantifying the cribriform plate: influences of allometry, function, and phylogeny in Carnivora. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2080-2092. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Bourke, J.M., Porter, W.R., Ridgely, R.C., Lyson, T.R., Schachner, E.R., Bell, P.R., and Witmer, L.M. (2014) Breathing life into dinosaurs: tackling challenges of soft-tissue restoration and nasal airflow in extinct species. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2148-2186.
Cahalan, R.C., Kelly, E.D., and Carlson, W.D. (2014) Rates of Li diffusion in garnet: coupled transport of Li and Y+REEs. American Mineralogist, 99, 1676-1682.
Čerňanský, A., Smith, K.T., and Klembara, J. (2014) Variation in the position of the jugal medial ridge among lizards (Reptilia: Squamata): its functional and taxonomic significance. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2262-2272.
Cooper, L.N., Seiffert, E.R., Clementz, M., Madar, S.I., Bajpai, S, Hussain, S.T., and Thewissen, J.G.M. (2014)Anthracobunids from the Middle Eocene of India and Pakistan are stem perissodactyls. PLoS ONE, 9(10), e109232.
Curtis, A.A., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2014) Beyond the sniffer: frontal sinuses in Carnivora. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2047-2064. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Daza, J.D., Bauer, A.M., and Snively, E.D. (2014) On the fossil record of the Gekkota. The Anatomical Record, 297, 433-462.
Drumheller, S.K., Stocker, M.R., and Nesbitt, S.J. (2014) Direct evidence of trophic interactions among apex predators in the Late Triassic of western North America. Naturwissenschaften, 101, 975-987.
Fiorillo, A.R., and Tykoski, R.S. (2014) A diminutive new tyrannosaur from the top of the world. PLoS ONE, 9(3), e91287.
Fish, J.F., and Stayton, C.T. (2014) Morphological and mechanical changes in juvenile red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) shells during ontogeny. Journal of Morphology, 275, 391-397. Supplemental material:
Geisler, J.H., Colbert, M.W., and Carew, J.L. (2014) A new fossil species supports an early origin for toothed whale echolocation. Nature, 508, 383-386. Supplemental material:
Heinicke, M.P., Daza, J.D., Greenbaum, E., Jackman, T.R., and Bauer, A.M. (2014) Phylogeny, taxonomy and biogeography of a circum-Indian Ocean clade of leaf-toed geckos (Reptilia: Gekkota), with a description of two new genera. Systematics and Biodiversity, 12, 23-42.
Hoffman, S., O’Connor, P.M., Kirk, E.C., Wible, J.R., and Krause, D.W. (2014) Endocranial and inner ear morphology of Vintana sertichi (Mammalia, Gondwanatheria) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34(S1), 110-136. Supplemental material: monotremes on
Honeycutt, C.M.E., Plotnick, R.E., and Kenig, F. (2014) Breaking free from the matrix: segmentation of fossil images. Palaeontologia Electronica, 17.3.1T.
Howarth, G.H., Sobolev, N.V., Pernet-Fisher, J.F., Barry, P.H., Penumadu, D., Puplampu, S., Ketcham, R.A., Maisano, J.A., Taylor, D., and Taylor, L.A. (2014) The secondary origin of diamonds: multi-modal radiation tomography of diamondiferous mantle eclogites. International Geology Review, 56, 1172-1180.
Ji, H., Sellan, D.P., Pettes, M.T., Kong, X., Ji, J., Shi, L., and Ruoff, R.S. (2014) Enhanced thermal conductivity of phase change materials with ultrathin-graphite foams for thermal energy storage. Energy & Environmental Science, 7, 1185-1192.
Ketcham, R.A., and Hanna, R.D. (2014) Beam hardening correction for X-ray computed tomography of heterogeneous natural materials. Computers & Geosciences, 67, 49-61.
Ketcham, R.A., and Hildebrandt, J. (2014) Characterizing, measuring, and utilizing the resolution of CT imagery for improved quantification of fine-scale features. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 324, 80-87.
Kirk, E.C., Daghighi, P., Macrini, T.E., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Rowe, T.B. (2014) Cranial anatomy of the Duchesnean primate Rooneyia viejaensis: new insights from high resolution computed tomography. Journal of Human Evolution, 74, 82-95. Supplemental material:
Leitner, C., Hofmann, P., and Marschallinger, R. (2014) 3D-modeling of deformed halite hopper crystals by Object Based Image Analysis. Computers & Geosciences, 73, 61-70.
Li, Q. (2014) Carbon nanotube reinforced porous magnesium composite: 3D nondestructive microstructure characterization using x-ray micro-computed tomography. Materials Letters, 133, 83-86.
MacDougall, M.J., LeBlanc, A.R.H., and Reisz, R.R. (2014) Plicidentine in the Early Permian parareptile Colobomycter pholeter, and its phylogenetic and functional significance among coeval members of the clade. PLoS ONE, 9(5), e96559.
Macrini, T.E. (2014) Development of the ethmoid in Caluromys philander (Didelphidae, Marsupialia) with a discussion on the homology of the turbinal elements in marsupials. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2007-2017.
Maisey, J.G., Turner, S., Naylor, G.J.P., and Miller, R.F. (2014) Dental patterning in the earliest sharks: implications for tooth evolution. Journal of Morphology, 275, 586-596.
Mancuso, J.J., Halaney, D.L., Elahi, S., Ho, D., Wang, T., Ouyang, Y., Dijkstra, J., Milner, T.E., and Feldman, M.D. (2014) Intravascular optical coherence tomography light scattering artifacts: merry-go-rounding, blooming, and ghost struts. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19, 126017.
Maxime, E.L., and Albert, J.S. (2014) Redescription of the Tuvirão, Gymnotus inaequilabiatus Valenciennes, 1839, using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Copeia, 2014, 462-472. Supplemental material:
Meyer, M., Elliott, D., Wood, A.D., Polys, N.F., Colbert, M., Maisano, J.A., Vickers-Rich, P., Hall, M., Hoffman, K.H., Schneider, G., and Xiao, S. (2014) Three-dimensional microCT analysis of the Ediacara fossil Pteridinium simplex sheds new light on its ecology and phylogenetic affinity. Precambrian Research, 249, 79-87. Supplemental material:
O’Meara, R.N., and Thompson, R.S. (2014) Were there Miocene meridiolestidans? Assessing the phylogenetic placement of Necrolestes patagonensis and the presence of a 40 million year meridiolestidan ghost lineage. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 21, 271-284. Supplemental material:
Orihuela, J. (2014) Endocranial morphology of the extinct Antillean shrew Nesophontes (Lipotyphla: Nesophontidae) from natural and digital endocasts of Cuban taxa. Palaeontologia Electronica, 17.2.22A.
Palci, A., and Caldwell, M.W. (2014) The upper Cretaceous snake Dinilysia patagonica Smith-Woodward, 1901, and the crista circumfenestralis of snakes. Journal of Morphology, 275, 1187-1200. Supplemental material: squamates on
Parfitt, M., Johanson, Z., Giles, S., and Friedman, M. (2014) A large, anatomically primitive tristichopterid (Sarcopterygii: Tetrapodomorpha) from the Late Devonian (Frasnian) Alves Beds, Upper Old Red Sandstone, Moray, Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, 50, 79-85.
Perry, J.M.G., Kay, R.F., Vizcaíno, S.F., and Bargo, M.S. (2014) Oldest known cranium of a juvenile New World monkey (Early Miocene, Patagonia, Argentina): implications for the taxonomy and the molar eruption pattern of early platyrrhines. Journal of Human Evolution, 74, 67-81.
Pritchard, A.C., McCartney, J.A., Krause, D.W., and Kley, N.J. (2014) New snakes from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Maevarano Formation, Mahajanga Basin, Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34, 1080-1093. Supplemental material:
Racicot, R.A., and Rowe, T. (2014) Endocranial anatomy of a new fossil porpoise (Odontoceti, Phocoenidae) from the Pliocene San Diego Formation of California. Journal of Paleontology, 88, 652-663.
Racicot, R.A., Deméré, T.A., Beatty, B.L., and Boessenecker, R.W. (2014) Unique feeding morphology in a new prognathous extinct porpoise from the Pliocene of California. Current Biology, 24, 774-779.
Ranslow, A.N., Richter, J.P., Neuberger, T., Van Valkenburgh, B., Rumple, C.R., Quigley, A.P., Pang, B., Krane, M.H., and Craven, B.A. (2014) Reconstruction and morphometric analysis of the nasal airway of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and implications regarding respiratory and olfactory airflow. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2138-2147. Supplemental material:
Scanferla, A., and Bhullar, B-A.S. (2014) Postnatal development of the skull of Dinilysia patagonica (Squamata-Stem Serpentes). The Anatomical Record, 297, 560-573. Supplemental material: squamates on
Sensale, S., Jones, W., and Blanco, R.E. (2014) Does osteoderm growth follow energy minimization principles? Journal of Morphology, 275, 923-932. Supplemental material:
Sharp, J.M. Jr., Al-Johar, M.M., Slottke, D.T., and Ketcham, R.A. (2014) Prediction of fracture roughness and other hydraulic properties: is upscaling possible? pp. 167-179. in J.M. Sharp, ed., Fractured Rock Hydrogeology. Taylor & Francis Group, London.
Smith, T.D., Eiting, T.P., Bonar, C.J., and Craven, B.A. (2014) Nasal morphometry in marmosets: loss and redistribution of olfactory surface area. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2093-2104. Supplemental material:
Subroy, V., Giménez, D., Qin, M., Krogmann, U, Strom, P.F., and Miskewitz, R.J. (2014) Hydraulic properties of coarsely and finely ground woodchips. Journal of Hydrology, 517, 201-212.
Tembe, G., and Siddiqui, S. (2014) Applications of computed tomography to fossil conservation and education. Collection Forum, 28, 47-62.
Turk, J.K., and Graham, R.C. (2014) Analysis of vesicular porosity in soils using high resolution X-ray computed tomography. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 78, 868-880.
Urben, C.C., Daza, J.D., Cadena, C., Lewis, P.J., and Thies, M.L. (2014) The homology of the pelvic elements of Zygaspis quadrifrons (Squamata: Amphisbaenia). The Anatomical Record, 297, 1407-1413.
Van Valkenburgh, B., Smith, T.D., and Craven, B.A. (2014) Tour of a labyrinth: exploring the vertebrate nose. The Anatomical Record, 297, 1975-1984.
Van Valkenburgh, B., Pang, B., Bird, D., Curtis, A., Yee, K., Wysocki, C., and Craven, B.A. (2014) Respiratory and olfactory turbinals in feliform and caniform carnivorans: the influence of snout length. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2065-2079. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Wan, B., Xiao, S., Yuan, X., Chen, Z., Pang, K., Tang, Q., Guan, C., and Maisano, J.A. (2014) Orbisiana linearis from the early Ediacaran Lantian Formation of South China and its taphonomic and ecological implications. Precambrian Research, 255, 266-275.
Wang, L., and Cardenas, M.B. (2014) Non-Fickian transport through two-dimensional rough fractures: assessment and prediction. Water Resources Research, 50, 871-884.
Zhao, S., Jakob, W., Marschner, S., and Bala, K. (2014) Building volumetric appearance models of fabric using micro CT imaging. Communications of the ACM, 57, 98-105.
Zolensky, M., Mikouchi, T., Fries, M., Bodnar, R., Jenniskens, P., Yin, Q-z., Hagiya, K., Ohsumi, K., Komatsu, M., Colbert, M., Hanna, R., Maisano, J., Ketcham, R., Kebukawa, Y., Nakamura, T., Matsuoka, M., Sasaki, S., Tsuchiyama, A., Grounelle, M., Le, L., Martinez, J., Ross, K., and Rahman, Z. (2014) Mineralogy and petrography of C asteroid regolith: the Sutter’s Mill CM meteorite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49, 1997-2016.

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Akintunde, O.M., Knapp, C., and Knapp, J. (2013) Petrophysical characterization of the South Georgia Rift Basin for supercritical CO2 storage: a preliminary assessment. Environmental Earth Sciences, 70, 2971-2985.
Andrä, H., Combaret, N., Dvorkin, J., Glatt, E., Han, J., Kabel, M., Keehm, Y., Krzikalla, F., Lee, M., Madonna, C., Marsh, M., Mukerji, T., Saenger, E.H., Sain, R., Saxena, N., Ricker, S., Wiegmann, A., and Zhan, X. (2013) Digital rock physics benchmarks — Part I: imaging and segmentation. Computers & Geosciences, 50, 25-32.
Balanoff, A.M., Bever, G.S., Rowe, T.B., and Norell, M.A. (2013) Evolutionary origins of the avian brain. Nature, 501, 93-96. Supplemental material: birds on
Bauer, A.M., Masroor, R., Titus-McQuillan, J., Heinicke, M.P., Daza, J.D., and Jackman, T.R. (2013) A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia:Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa, 3599, 301-324.
Berg, C.A., Carlson, W.D., and Connelly, J.N. (2013) Strain rates at high temporal resolution from curved inclusion trails in garnet, Passo del Sole, Central Swisse Alps. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31, 243-262.
Berlin, J.C., Kirk, E.C., and Rowe, T.B. (2013) Functional implications of ubiquitous semicircular canal non-orthogonality in mammals. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e79585.
Bever, G.S., Brusatte, S.L., Carr, T.D., Xu, X., Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. (2013) The braincase anatomy of the Late Cretaceous dinosaur Alioramus (Theropoda: Tyrannosauroidea). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 376, 1-72. Supplemental material:
Bona, P., and Carabajal, A.P. (2013) Caiman gasparinae sp. nov., a huge alligatorid (Caimaninae) from the late Miocene of Paran·, Argentina. Alcheringa, 37, 462-473. Supplemental material:
Boyd, C., Drumheller, S.K., and Gates, T.A. (2013) Crocodyliform feeding traces on juvenile ornithischian dinosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Kaiparowits Formation, Utah. PLoS ONE, 8(2), e57605.
Brinkman, D.B., Eberth, D.A., Xu, X., Clark, J.M., and Wu, X.-C. (2013) Turtles from the Jurassic Shishugou Formation of the Junggar Basin, People’s Republic of China, with Comments on the Basicranial Region of Basal Eucryptodires. In D.B. Brinkman, P.A. Holroyd and J.D. Gardner (eds.) Morphology and Evolution of Turtles. Springer. Pp. 147-172. Supplemental material:
Chaudhary, K., Cardenas, M.B., Wolfe, W.W., Maisano, J.A., Ketcham, R.A., and Bennett, P.C. (2013) Pore-scale trapping of supercritical CO2 and the role of grain wettability and shape. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-5.
Claeson, K.M., Underwood, C.J., and Ward, D.J. (2013) Tingitanius tenuimandibulus, a new platyrhinid batoid from the Turonian (Cretaceous) of Morocco and the Cretaceous radiation of the Platyrhinidae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 1019-1036.
Cuff, A.R., and Rayfield, E.J. (2013) Feeding mechanics in spinosaurid theropods and extant crocodilians. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e65295. Supplemental material:
Daza, J.D., Bauer, A.M., and Snively, E. (2013) Gobekko cretacicus (Reptilia: Squamata) and its bearing on the interpretation of gekkotan affinities. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 167, 430-448. Supplemental material:
Ekdale, E.G. (2013) Comparative anatomy of the bony labyrinth (inner ear) of placental mammals. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e66624.
Evans, D.C., Schott, R.K., Larson, D.W., Brown, C.M., and Ryan, M.J. (2013) The oldest North American pachycephalosaurid and the hidden diversity of small-bodied ornithischian dinosaurs. Nature Communications, 4, 1828. Supplemental material:
Gardner, J.E., Ketcham, R.A., and Moore, G. (2013) Surface tension of hydrous silicate melts: constraints on the impact of melt composition. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 267, 68-74.
Georgi, J.A., Sipla, J.S., and Forster, C.A. (2013) Turning semicircular canal function on its head: dinosaurs and a novel vestibular analysis. PLoS ONE, 8(3), e58517.
Hauser, L.M., and Martill, D.M. (2013) Evidence for coelacanths in the Late Triassic (Rhaetian) of England. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 124, 982-987.
Huttenlocker, A.K., Pardo, J.D., Small, B.J., and Anderson, J.S. (2013) Cranial morphology of recumbirostrans (Lepospondyli) from the Permian of Kansas and Nebraska, and early morphological evolution inferred by micro-computed tomography. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 540-552.
IvanoviÈ, A., Aljančič, G., and Arntzen, J.W. (2013) Skull shape differentiation of black and white olms (Proteus anguinus anguinus and Proteus a. parkeif): an exploratory analysis with micro-CT scanning. Contributions to Zoology, 82, 107-114. Supplemental material:
Keilor, T. (2013) June, in the flesh: the state of life-reconstruction in paleoart. pp. 157-176. in J.M. Parrish, R.E. Molnar, P.J. Currie, and E.B. Koppelhus, eds., Tyrannosaurid Paleobiology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.
Kelly, E.D., Carlson, W.D., and Ketcham, R.A. (2013) Crystallization kinetics during regional metamorphism of porphyroblastic rocks. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31, 963-979.
Kelly, E.D., Carlson, W.D., and Ketcham, R.A. (2013) Magnitudes of departures from equilibrium during regional metamorphism of porphyroblastic rocks. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31, 981-1002.
Ketcham, R.A., and Koeberl, C. (2013) New textural evidence on the origin of carbonado diamond: an example of 3-D petrography using X-ray computed tomography. Geosphere, 9, 1336-1347.
Losi, E., Peppas, N.A., Ketcham, R.A., Colombo, G., Bettini, R., Sonvico, F., and Colombo, P. (2013) Investigation of the swelling behavior of Dome Matrix drug delivery modules by high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 23, 165-170.
MartÌnez, R.N., Fernandez, E., and Alcober, O.A. (2013) A new non-mammaliaform eucynodont from the Carnian-Norian Ischigualasto Formation, northwestern Argentina. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, 16, 61-76. Supplemental material:
McDonald, H.G., RincÛn, A.D., and Gaudin, T.J. (2013) A new genus of megalonychid sloth (Mammalia, Xenarthra) from the Late Pleistocene (Lujanian) of Sierra De Perija, Zulia State, Venezuela. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 1226-1238.
Murphy, J.C., and Voris, H.K. (2013) An unusual, fangless short-tailed snake (Squamata, Serpentes, Homalopsidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia. Asian Herpetological Research, 4, 140-146.
Nydam, R.L., Rowe, T.B., and Cifelli, R.L (2013) Lizards and snakes of the Terlingua Local Fauna (Late Campanian), Aguja Formation, Texas, with comments on the distribution of paracontemporaneous squamates throughout the Western Interior of North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 1081-1099.
Owens, S.A., Perkins, M.R., Eldridge, R.B., Schulz, K.W., and Ketcham, R.A. (2013) Computational fluid dynamics simulation of structured packing. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52, 2032-2045.
Palci, A., and Caldwell, M.W. (2013) Primary homologies of the circumorbital bones of snakes. Journal of Morphology, 274, 873-986.
Palci, A., Caldwell, M.W., and Nydam, R.L. (2013) Reevaluation of the anatomy of the Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous) hind-limbed marine fossil snakes Pachyrhachis, Haasiophis, and Eupodophis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 1328-1342. Supplemental material:
Racicot, R.A., and Berta, A. (2013) Comparative morphology of porpoise (Cetacea: Phocoenidae) pterygoid sinuses: phylogenetic and functional implications. Journal of Morphology, 274, 49-62. Supplemental material:
Racicot, R.A., and Colbert, M.W. (2013) Morphology and variation in porpoise (Cetacea: Phocoenidae) cranial endocasts. The Anatomical Record, 296, 979-992.
Rivera, G., and Stayton, C.T. (2013) Effects of asymmetry on the strength of the chelonian shell: a comparison of three species. Journal of Morphology, 274, 901-908. Supplemental material:
Scanferla, A., Zaher, H., Novas, F.E., de Muizon, C., and CÈspedes, R. (2013) A new snake skull from the Paleocene of Bolivia sheds light on the evolution of macrostomatans. PLoS ONE, 8(3), e57583. Supplemental material:
Sereno, P.C., and ElShafie, S.J. (2013) A new long-necked turtle, Laganemys tenerensis (Pleurodira: Araripemydidae), from the Elrhaz Formation (Aptian-Albian) of Niger. In D.B. Brinkman, P.A. Holroyd and J.D. Gardner (eds.) Morphology and Evolution of Turtles. Springer. Pp. 215-250.
Singleton, M. (2013) Primate cranial diversity. Nature Education Knowledge, 4, 1. Supplemental material:
Smith, K. (2013) New constraints on the evolution of the snake clades Ungaliophiinae, Loxocemidae and Colubridae (Serpentes), with comments on the fossil history of erycine boids in North America. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 252, 157-182.
Stynder, D.D., and Kupczik, K. (2013) Tooth root morphology in the Early Pliocene African bear Agriotherium africanum (Mammalia, Carnivora, Ursidae) and its implications for feeding ecology. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 20, 227-237. Supplemental material:
Sukop, M.C., Huang, H., Alvarez, P.F., Variano, E.A., and Cunningham, K.J. (2013) Evaluation of permeability and non-Darcy flow in vuggy macroporous limestone aquifer samples with lattice Boltzmann methods. Water Resources Research, 49, 1-15.
Tapanila, L., Pruitt, J., Pradel, A., Wilga, C.D., Ramsay, J.B., Schlader, R., and Didier, D.A. (2013) Jaws for a spiral-tooth whorl: CT images reveal novel adaptation and phylogeny in fossil Helicoprion. Biology Letters, 9, 20130057.
Tseng, Z.J. (2013) Testing adaptive hypotheses of convergence with functional landscapes: a case study of bone-cracking hypercarnivores. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e65305. Supplemental material: and
Walmsley, C.W., McCurry, M.R., Clausen, P.D., and McHenry, C.R. (2013) Beware the black box: investigating the sensitivity of FEA simulations to modelling factors in comparative biomechanics. PeerJ, 1, e204.
Walmsley, C.W., Smits, P.D., Quayle, M.R., McCurry, M.R., Richards, H.S., Oldfield, C.C., Wroe, S., Clausen, P.D., and McHenry, C.R. (2013) Why the long face? The mechanics of mandibular symphysis proportions in crocodiles. PLoS One, 8(1), e53873. Supplemental material: crocodiles on
Weeks, O., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Abzhanov, A. (2013) Molecular characterization of dental development in a toothed archosaur, the American alligator Alligator mississippiensis. Evolution & Development, 15, 393-405.
Willis, K.L., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Ketten, D.R., and Carr, C.E. (2013) Middle ear cavity morphology is consistent with an aquatic origin for Testudines. PLoS One, 8(1), e54086. Supplemental material: turtles on
Yi, H.-Y., and Norell, M.A. (2013) New materials of Estesia mongoliensis (Squamata: Anguimorpha) and the evolution of venom grooves in lizards. American Museum Novitates, 3767, 1-31. Supplemental material:

2012 Top of Page

Ahrens, H.E. (2012) Craniodental characters and the relationships of Procyonidae (Mammalia: Carnivora). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 164, 669-713. Supplemental material:
Bakken, G.S., Colayori, S.E., and Duong, T. (2012) Analytical methods for the geometric optics of thermal vision illustrated with four species of pitvipers. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215, 2621-2629.
Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. (2012) Osteology of Khaan mckennai (Oviraptorosauria: Theropoda). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 372, 1-77.
Baud, P., Meredith, P., and Townend, E. (2012) Permeability evolution during triaxial compaction of an anisotropic porous sandstone. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B05203.
Beatty, B.L., Vitkovski, T., Lambert, O., and Macrini, T.E. (2012) Osteological associations with unique tooth development in manatees (Trichechidae, Sirenia): a detailed look at modern Trichechus and a review of the fossil record. The Anatomical Record, 295, 1504-1512. Supplemental material:
Bergmann, P.J., and Berk, C.P. (2012) The evolution of positive allometry of weaponry in horned lizards (Phrynosoma). Evolutionary Biology, 39, 311-323. Supplemental material:
Berquist, R.M., Gledhill, K.M., Peterson, M.W., Doan, A.H., Baxter, G.T., Yopak, K.E., Kang, N., Walker, H.J., Hastings, P.A., and Frank, L.R. (2012) The Digital Fish Library: using MRI to digitize, database, and document the morphological diversity of fish. PLoS One, 7(4), e34499. Supplemental material:
Bhullar, B.-A.S. (2012) A phylogenetic approach to ontogeny and heterochrony in the fossil record: cranial evolution and development in anguimorphan lizards (Reptilia: Squamata). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 318, 521-530. Supplemental material:
Bhullar, B.-A.S., Marugán-Lobón, J., Racio, F., Bever, G.S., Rowe, T.B., Norell, M.A., and Abzhanov, A. (2012) Birds have paedomorphic dinosaur skulls. Nature, 487, 223-226. Supplemental material:
Bostwick, K.S., Riccio, M.L., and Humphries, J.M. (2012) Massive, solidified bone in the wing of a volant courting bird. Biology Letters, 8, 760-763. Supplemental material:
Boyer, D.M., Scott, C.S., and Fox, R.C. (2012) New craniodental material of Pronothodectes gaoi Fox (Mammalia, “Plesiadapiformes”) and relationships among members of Plesiadapidae. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 147, 511-550.
Carlson, W.D. (2012) Rates and mechanism of Y, REE, and Cr diffusion in garnet. American Mineralogist, 97, 1598-1618.
Centeno, F., Benítez, A.L., Domènech, C., Pérez-Ràfols, F., and Marciá, J.L. (2012) Use of imaging techniques to obtain 3D models of small insects. Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, 122, 603-612.
Chen, P.-Y., McKittrick, J., and Meyers, M.A. (2012) Biological materials: functional adaptations and bioinspired designs. Progress in Materials Sciences, 57, 1492-1704. Supplemental material:
Chimento, N.R., Agnolin, F.L., and Novas, F.E. (2012) The Patagonian fossil mammal Necrolestes: a Neogene survivor of Dryolestoidea. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, n.s., 14, 261-306. Supplemental material:
Coleman, M.N., and Boyer, D.M. (2012) Inner ear evolution in primates through the Cenozoic: implications for the evolution of hearing. The Anatomical Record, 295, 615-631.
Cooper, L.N., Thewissen, J.G.M., and Bajpai, S. (2012) Postcranial morphology and locomotion of the Eocene raoellid Indohyus (Artiodactyla: Mammalia). Historical Biology, 24, 279-310.
Cunningham, K.J., and Sukop, M.C. (2012) Megaporosity and permeability of Thalassinoides-dominated ichnofabrics in the Cretaceous karst-carbonate Edwards-Trinity Aquifer System, Texas. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 2012-1021, 4 p.
Cunningham, K.J., Sukop, M.C., and Curran, H.A. (2012) Carbonate aquifers. Developments in Sedimentology, 64, 869-896.
Davis, B.M. (2012) Micro-computed tomography reveals a diversity of Peramuran mammals from the Purbeck Group (Berriasian) of England. Palaeontology, 55, 789-817. Supplemental material:
Daza, J.D., and Bauer, A.M. (2012) Temporal bones of the Gekkota support molecular relationships within the Pygopodoidea. Journal of Herpetology, 46, 381-386. Supplemental material: Geckos on
Daza, J.D., Alifanov, V.R., and Bauer, A.M. (2012) A redescription and phylogenetic reinterpretation of the fossil lizard Hoburogekko suchanovi Alifanov, 1989 (Squamata, Gekkota), from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32, 1303-1312. Supplemental material: Geckos on
Daza, J.D., Abdala, V., Arias, J.S., García-López, D., and Ortiz, P. (2012) Cladistic analysis of Iguania and a fossil lizard from the Late Pliocene of northwestern Argentina. Journal of Herpetology, 46, 104-119. Supplemental material: Squamates on
Daza, J.D., Aurich, J., and Bauer, A.M. (2012) Anatomy of an enigma: an osteological investigation of the Namibian festive gecko (Narudasia festiva: Gekkonidae: Gekkota). Acta Zoologica, 93, 465-486.
Dean, M.N., Summers, A.P., and Ferry, L.A. (2012) Very low pressures drive ventilatory flow in chimaeroid fishes. Journal of Morphology, 273, 461-479. Supplemental material:
Ekenseair, A.K., Ketcham, R.A., and Peppas, N.A. (2012) Visualization of anomalous penetrant transport in glassy poly(methyl methacrylate) utilizing high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Polymer, 53, 776-781. 
Gauthier, J.A., Kearney, M., Maisano, J.A., Rieppel, O., and Behlke, A.D.B. (2012) Assembling the squamate tree of life: perspectives from the phenotype and the fossil record. Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin, 53, 3-308. Supplemental material: Deep Scaly taxa on
Giannini, N.P., Macrini, T.E., Wible, J.R., Rowe, T.B., and Simmons, N.B. (2012) The internal nasal skeleton of the bat Pteropus lylei K. Andersen, 1908 (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Annals of Carnegie Museum, 81, 1-17. Supplemental material:
Goergen, E.T., and Whitney, D.L. (2012) Corona networks as three-dimensional records of transport scale and pathways during metamorphism. Geology, 40, 183-186.
Gorman, K.F., Pohl, K., Ali, F., Bandwait, K., and Breden, F. (2012) Model teleosts for the study of idiopathic-type spinal curvatures: potential biomedical applications. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 28, 353-359.
Green, P.A., Van Valkenburgh, B., Pang, B., Bird, D., Rowe, T., and Curtis, A. (2012) Respiratory and olfactory turbinal size in canid and arctoid carnivorans. Journal of Anatomy, 221, 609-621. Supplemental material: Carnivorans on
Grün, R., Athreya, S., Raj, R., and Patnaik, R. (2012) ESR response in tooth enamel to high-resolution CT scanning. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 4, 25-28.
Heers, A.M., and Dial, K.P. (2012) From extant to extinct: locomotor ontogeny and the evolution of avian flight. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27, 296-305. Supplemental material:
Ji, Y., Baud, P., Vajdova, V., and Wong, T.-f. (2012) Characterization of pore geometry of Indiana Limestone in relation to mechanical compaction. Oil & Gas Science and Technology, 67, 753-775.
Kay, R.F., Perry, J.M.G., Malinzak, M., Allen, K.L., Kirk, E.C., Plavcan, J.M., and Fleagle, J.G. (2012) Paleobiology of Santacrucian primates, pp. 306-330 in: Vizcaíno, S.F., Kay, R.F., and Bargo, M.S., eds., Early Miocene Paleobiology in Patagonia: High-Latitude Paleocommunities of the Santa Cruz Formation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Ksepka, D.T., Balanoff, A.M., Walsh, S., Revan, A., and Ho, A. (2012) Evolution of the brain and sensory organs in Sphenisciformes: new data from the stem penguin Paraptenodytes antarcticus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 166, 202-219. Supplemental material:
Kupczik, K., and Stynder, D.D. (2012) Tooth root morphology as an indicator for dietary specialization in carnivores (Mammalia: Carnivora). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 105, 456-471. Supplemental material:
Lane, J.A., and Maisey, J.G. (2012) The visceral skeleton and jaw suspension in the durophagous hybodontid shark Tribodus limae from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. Journal of Paleontology, 86, 886-905.
Longrich, N.R., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Gauthier, J.A. (2012) A transitional snake from the Late Cretaceous period of North America. Nature, 488, 205-208. Supplemental material:
Longrich, N.R., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Gauthier, J.A. (2012) Mass extinction of lizards and snakes at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 21936-21401.
Lujan, N.K., and Armbruster, J.W. (2012) Morphological and functional diversity of the mandible in suckermouth armored catfishes (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Journal of Morphology, 273, 24-39. Supplemental material:
Macdougall, M.J., and Reisz, R. (2012) A new parareptile (Parareptilia, Lanthanosuchoidea) from the Early Permian of Oklahoma. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32, 1018-1026.
Macrini, T.E. (2012) Comparative morphology of the internal nasal skeleton of adult marsupials based on X-ray computed tomography. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 365, 1-91. Supplemental material: marsupials on
Maddin, H.C., Jenkins, F.A. Jr., and Anderson, J.S. (2012) The braincase of Eocaecilia micropodia (Lissamphibia, Gymnophiona) and the origin of caecilians. PLoS ONE 7(12): e50473.
Malinzak, M.D., Kay, R.F., and Hullar, T.E. (2012) Locomotor head movements and semicircular canal morphology in primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 17914-17919.
Mead, J.I., Schubert, B.W., Wallace, S.C., and Swift, S.L. (2012) Helodermatid lizard from the Mio-Pliocene oak-hickory forest of Tennessee, eastern USA, and a review of Monstersauria osteoderms. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 57, 111-121. Supplemental material:
Oldfield, C.C., McHenry, C.R., Clausen, P.D., Chamoli, U., Parr, W.C.H., Stynder, D.D., and Wroe, S. (2012) Finite element analysis of ursid cranial mechanics and the prediction of feeding behaviour in the extinct giant Agriotherium africanum. Journal of Zoology, 286, 163-170. Supplemental material:
O’Leary, M.A., Patel, B.A., and Coleman, M.N. (2012) Endocranial petrosal anatomy of Bothriogenys (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Anthracotheriidae), and petrosal volume and density comparisons among aquatic and terrestrial artiodactyls and outgroups. Journal of Paleontology, 86, 44-50.
Olori, J.C., and Bell, C.J. (2012) Comparative skull morphology of uropeltid snakes (Alethinophidia: Uropeltidae) with special reference to disarticulated elements and variation. PLoS ONE 7(3): e32450. Supplemental material:
Parmley, D., and Bahn, J.R. (2012) Late Pleistocene lizards from Fowlkes Cave, Culberson County, Texas. The Southwestern Naturalist, 57, 435-441. Supplemental material: lizards on
Parr, W.C.H., Wroe, S., Chamoli, U., Richards, H.S., McCurry, M.R., Clausen, P.D., and McHenry, C. (2012) Toward integration of geometric morphometrics and computational biomechanics: new methods for 3D virtual reconstruction and quantitative analysis of finite element models. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 301, 1-14. Supplemental material:
Pérez de los Ríos, M., Moyà-Solà, S., and Alba, D.M. (2012) The nasal and paranasal architecture of the Middle Miocene ape Pierolapithecus catalaunicus (primates: Hominidae): phylogenetic implications. Journal of Human Evolution, 63, 497-506. Supplemental material:
Pierce, S.E., Clack, J.A., and Hutchinson, J.R. (2012) Three-dimensional limb joint mobility in the early tetrapod Ichthyostega. Nature, 486, 523-526. Supplemental material:
Sereno, P.C. (2012) Taxonomy, morphology, masticatory function and phylogeny of heterodontosaurid dinosaurs. ZooKeys, 226, 1-225.
Sigurdsen, T., Huttenlocker, A.K., Modesto, S.P., Rowe, T.B., and Damiani, R. (2012) Reassessment of the morphology and paleobiology of the therocephalian Tetracynodon darti (Therapsida), and the phylogenetic relationships of Baurioidea. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32, 1113-1134.
Smith, N.A., and Clarke, J.A. (2012) Endocranial anatomy of the Charadriiformes: sensory system variation and the evolution of wing-propelled diving. PLoS One, 7(11), e49584. Supplemental material:
Stone, Z., Bless, S., Tolman, J., McDonald, J., Levinson, S., and Hanna, R. (2012) X-ray tomography to measure size of fragments from penetration of high-velocity tungsten rods. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1426, 60-63.
Udawatta, R.P., Gantzer, C.J., Anderson, S.H., Rossi, A.M., Graham, R.C., and Ketcham, R.A. (2012) Analysis of three-dimensional geometrical pore parameters from rock weathering. Soil Science, 177, 506-516.
Wake, D.B., Rovito, S.M., Maisano, J.A., and Hanken, J. (2012) Taxonomic status of the enigmatic salamander Cryptotriton adelos (Amphibia: Plethodontidae) from northern Oaxaca, Mexico, with observations on its skull and postcranial skeleton. Zootaxa, 3579, 67-70. Supplemental material:
Weaver, J.C., Milliron, G.W., Miserez, A., Evans-Lutterodt, K., Herrera, S., Gallana, I., Mershon, W.J., Swanson, B., Zavattieri, P., DiMasi, E., and Kisailus, D. (2012) The stomatopod dactyl club: a formidable damage-tolerant biological hammer. Science, 336, 1275-1280. Supplemental material:
Wood, H.M., Griswold, C.E., and Gillespie, R.G. (2012) Phylogenetic placement of pelican spiders (Archaeidae, Araneae), with insight into evolution of the “neck” and predatory behaviours of the superfamily Palpimanoidea. Cladistics, 28, 598-626.
Woodruff, D.C., and Fowler, D.W. (2012) Ontogenetic influence on neural spine bifurcation in diplodocoidea (Dinosauria: Sauropoda): a critical phylogenetic character. Journal of Morphology, 273, 754-764. Supplemental material:
Zaher, H., and Scanferla, C.A. (2012) The skull of the Upper Cretaceous snake Dinilysia patagonica Smith-Woodward, 1901, and its phylogenetic position revisited. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 164, 194-238.
Zhao, S., Jakob, W., Marschner, S., and Bala, K. (2012) Structure-aware synthesis for predictive woven fabric appearance. ACM Transactions on Graphics, 31, 75.
Zordan, M., Deem, S.L., and Sanchez, C.R. (2012) Focal palatine erosion in captive and free-living cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) and other felid species. Zoo Biology, 31, 181-188. Supplemental material:

2011 Top of Page

Bever, G.S., Brusatte, S.L., Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. (2011) Variation, variability, and the origin of the avian endocranium: Insights from the anatomy of Alioramus altai (Theropoda: Tyrannosauroidea). PLoS ONE, 6(8), e23393. Supplemental material:
Bhasin, A., Izadi, A., and Bedgaker, S. (2011) Three dimensional distribution of the mastic in asphalt composites. Construction and Building Materials, 25, 4079-4087.
Bhullar, B-A.S. (2011) The power and utility of morphological characters in systematics: a fully resolved phylogeny of Xenosaurus and its fossil relatives (Squamata: Anguimorpha). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 160, 65-181. Supplemental material:
Carvalho, T.P., and Albert, J.S. (2011) Redescription and phylogenetic position of the enigmatic Neotropical electric fish Iracema caiana Triques (Gymnotiformes: Rhamphichthyidae) using x-ray computed tomography. Neotropical Ichthyology, 9, 457-469.
Chamoli, U., and Wroe, S. (2011) Allometry in the distribution of material properties and geometry of the felid skull: why larger species may need to change and how they may achieve it. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 283, 217-226. Supplemental material: Felidae on
Claeson, K.M. (2011) The synarcual cartilage of batoids with emphasis on the synarcual of Rajidae. Journal of Morphology, 272, 1444-1463.
Coleman, M.N., and Boyer, D.M. (2011) Relationships between the expression of the stapedial artery and the size of the obturator foramen in euarchontans: functional and phylogenetic implications. Journal of Human Evolution, 60, 106-116.
Conrad, J.L., Rieppel, O., Gauthier, J.A., and Norell, M.A. (2011) Osteology of Gobiderma pulchrum (Monstersauria, Lepidosauria, Reptilia). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 362, 1-88. Supplemental material:
Cunningham, K.J., and Sukop, M.C. (2011) Multiple technologies applied to characterization of the porosity and permeability of the Biscayne aquifer, Florida. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 2011-1037, 8 p.
Curtis, N., Jones, M.E.H., Shi, J., O’Higgins, P., Evans, S.E., and Fagan, M.J. (2011) Functional relationship between skull form and feeding mechanics in Sphenodon, and implications for diapsid skull development. PLoS ONE, 6(12), e29804. Supplemental material:
Davis, B.M. (2011) A novel interpretation of the tribosphenidan mammal Slaughteria eruptens from the Lower Cretaceous Trinity Group, and implications for dental formula in early mammals. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31, 676-683.
Daza, J.D., Diogo, R., Johnston, P., Abdala, V. (2011) Jaw adductor muscles across Lepidosaurs: A reappraisal. The Anatomical Record, 294, 1765-1782.
Diclaro, J.W., Lehnert, M.S., Mitola, M.A., Pereira, R.M., Koehler, P.G. (2011) A case study of Megaselia scalaris (Diptera: Phoridae) causing ocular myiasis in a Western Hognose snake. Journal of Medical Entomology, 48, 934-936.
Ekdale, E.G. (2011) Morphological variation in the ear region of Pleistocene Elephantimorpha (Mammalia, Proboscidea) from central Texas. Journal of Morphology, 272, 452-464.
Ekdale, E.G., and Rowe, T. (2011) Morphology and variation within the bony labyrinth of zhelestids (Mammalia, Eutheria) and other therian mammals. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31, 658-675.
Ferretti, M.P., and Debruyne, R. (2011) Anatomy and phylogenetic value of the mandibular and coronoid canals and their associated foramina in proboscideans (Mammalia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 161, 391-413. Supplemental material:
Gardner, J.E., and Ketcham, R.A. (2011) Bubble nucleation in rhyolite and dacite melts: temperature dependence of surface tension. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 162, 929-943.
Hogg, R.T., Ravosa, M.J., Ryan, T.M., and Vinyard, C.J. (2011) The functional morphology of the anterior masticatory apparatus in tree-gouging marmosets (Cebidae, Primates). Journal of Morphology, 272, 833-849.
Johnston, P. (2011) Cross-sectional imaging in comparative vertebrate morphology – the intracranial joint of the coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae, p. 259-274. In Saba, L. (editor), Computed Tomography – Special Applications. InTech, Croatia. Supplemental material:
Johnston, P. (2011) Cranial muscles of the anurans Leiopelma hochstetteri and Ascaphus truei and the homologies of the mandibular adductors in Lissamphibia and other gnathostomes. Journal of Morphology, 272, 1492-1512. Supplemental material:
Johnston, P. (2011) New morphological evidence support congruent phylogenies and Gondwana vicariance for palaeognathous birds. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 163, 959-982.
Kelly, E.D., Carlson, W.D., and Connelly, J.N. (2011) Implications of garnet resorption for the Lu-Hf garnet geochronometer: an example from the contact aureole of the Makhavinekh Lake Pluton, Labrador. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 29, 901-916.
Maddin, H.C., Olori, J.C., and Anderson, J.S. (2011) A redescription of Carrolla craddocki (Lepospondyli: Brachystelechidae) based on high-resolution CT, and the impacts of miniaturization and fossoriality on morphology. Journal of Morphology, 272, 722-743.
Maisey, J.G. (2011) The braincase of the Middle Triassic shark Acronemus tuberculatus (Bassani, 1886). Palaeontology, 54, 417-428.
Marschallinger, R., Hofmann, P., Daxner-Höck, G., and Ketcham, R. (2011) Solid modeling of fossil small mammal teeth. Computers and Geosciences, 37, 1364-1371.
Martinez, R.N., Sereno, P.C., Alcober, O.A., Colombi, C.E., Renne, P.R., Montañez, I.P., and Currie. B.S. (2011) A basal dinosaur from the dawn of the dionosaur era in southwestern Pangaea. Science, 331, 206-210.
Miralles, A., Köhler, J., Vieites, D.R., Glaw, F., and Vences, M. (2011) Hypotheses on rostral shield evolution in fossorial lizards derived from the phylogenetic position of a new species of Paracontias (Squamata, Scincidae). Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 11, 135-150. Supplemental material:
Müller, J., Hipsley, C.A., Head, J.J., Kardjilov, N., Hilger, A., Wuttke, M., and Reisz, R.R. (2011) Eocene lizard from Germany reveals amphisbaenian origins. Nature, 473, 364-367. Supplemental material:
Rivera, G., and Stayton, C.T. (2011) Finite element modeling of shell shape in the freshwater turtle Pseudemys concinna reveals a trade-off between mechanical strength and hydrodynamic efficiency. Journal of Morphology, 272, 1192-1203. Supplemental material:
Rowe, T., and Frank, L.R. (2011) The disappearing third dimension. Science, 331, 712-714.
Rowe, T.B., Sues, H.-D., and Reisz, R.R. (2011) Dispersal and diversity in the earliest North American sauropodomorph dinosaurs, with a description of a new taxon. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 278, 1044-1053. Supplemental material:
Rowe, T.B., Macrini, T.E., and Luo, Z.-X. (2011) Fossil evidence on origin of the mammalian brain. Science, 332, 955-957. Supplemental material:
Schott, R.K., Evans, D.C., Goodwin, M.B., Horner, J.R., Brown, C.M., and Longrich, N.R. (2011) Cranial ontogeny in Stegoceras validum (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauria): A quantitative model of pachycephalosaur dome growth and variation. PLoS ONE, 6(6): e21092.
Sicuro, F.L., and Oliveira, L.F.B. (2011) Skull morphology and functionality of extant felidae (Mammalia: Carnivora): a phylogenetic and
evolutionary perspective. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 161, 414-462.
Smith, K.T. (2011) The evolution of mid-latitude faunas during the Eocene: Late Eocene lizards of the Medicine Pole Hills reconsidered. Yale Peabody Museum Bulletin, 52, 3-105.
Smith, T.D., Eiting, T.P., and Rossie, J.B. (2011) Distribution of olfactory and nonolfactory surface area in the nasal fossa of Microcebus murinus: implications for microcomputed tomography and airflow studies. The Anatomical Record, 294, 1217-1225. Supplemental material:
Snively, E., and Theodor, J.M. (2011) Common functional correlates of head-strike behavior in the Pachycephalosaur Stegoceras validum (Ornithischia, Dinosauria) and combative Artiodactyls. PLoS ONE, 6(6), e21422.
Stayton, C.T. (2011) Biomechanics on the half shell: functional performance influences patterns of morphological variation in the emydid turtle carapace. Zoology, 114, 213-223.
Tahara, R., and Larsson, H.C.E. (2011) Cranial pneumatic anatomy of Ornithomimus edmontonicus (Ornithomimidae: Theropoda). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31, 127-143. Supplemental material:
Takhar, P.S., Maier, D.E., Campanella, O.H., and Chen, G. (2011) Hybrid mixture theory based moisture transport and stress development in corn kernels during drying: validation and simulation results. Journal of Food Engineering, 106, 275-282.
Tseng, Z.J., and Wang, X. (2011) Do convergent ecomorphs evolve through convergent morphological pathways? Cranial shape evolution in fossil hyaenids and borophagine canids (Carnivora, Mammalia). Paleobiology, 37, 470-489.
Tseng, Z.J., Antón, M., and Salesa, M.J. (2011) The evolution of the bone-cracking model in carnivorans: cranial functional morphology of the Plio-Pleistocene cursorial hyaenid Chasmaporthetes lunensis (Mammalia: Carnivora). Paleobiology, 37, 140-156. Supplemental material:
Van Valkenburgh, B., Curtis, A., Samuels, J.X., Bird, D., Fulkerson, B., Meachen-Samuels, J., and Slater, G.J. (2011) Aquatic adaptations in the nose of carnivorans: evidence from the turbinates. Journal of Anatomy, 218, 298-310.
Vega, C., and Stayton, C.T. (2011) Dimorphism in shell shape and strength in two species of emydid turtle. Herpetologica, 67, 397-405. Supplemental material:
Vinyard, C.J., Taylor, A.B., Teaford, M.F., Glander, K.E., Ravosa, M.J., Rossie, J.B., Ryan, T.M., and Williams, S.H. (2011) Are we looking for loads in all the right places? New research directions for studying the masticatory apparatus of New World monkeys. The Anatomical Record, 294, 2140-2157.
Waters, M.R., Stafford, T.W. Jr., McDonald, H.G., Gustafson, C., Rasmussen, M., Cappellini, E., Olsen, J.V., Szklarczyk, D., Jensen, L.J., Gilbert, M.T.P., and Willerslev, E. (2011) Pre-Clovis mastodon hunting 13,800 years ago at the Manis Site, Washington. Science, 334, 351-353.
Winkler, D.A., Jacobs, L.L., Kobayashi, Y., and Polcyn, M.J. (2011) CT reconstructions and relationships of the Early Cretaceous tribosphenidan mammal, Slaughteria eruptens (Trinity Group Texas, USA). Palaeontologia Electronica, 14(3), 14.3.21A.
Yoon, S.-H., and Park, S. (2011) A mechanical analysis of woodpecker drumming and its application to shock-absorbing systems. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 6, 016003. Supplemental material:
Zanno, L.E., and Makovicky, P.J. (2011) Herbivorous ecomorphology and specialization patterns in theropod dinosaur evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 232-237. Supplemental material:
Zhao, S., Jakob, W., Marschner, S., and Bala, K. (2011) Building volumetric appearance models of fabric using micro CT imaging. SIGGRAPH 2011 Proceedings.

2010 Top of Page

Balanoff, A.M., Bever, G.S., and Ikejiri, T. (2010) The braincase of Apatosaurus (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) based on computed tomography of a new specimen with comments on variation and evolution in sauropod neuroanatomy. American Museum Novitates, 3677, 1-32. Supplemental material:
Bhullar, B.-A.S. (2010) Cranial osteology of Exostinus serratus (Squamata: Anguimorpha), fossil sister taxon to the enigmatic clade Xenosaurus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 159, 921-953.
Buckley, D., Wake, M.H., and Wake, D.B. (2010) Comparative skull osteology of Karsenia koreana (Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae). Journal of Morphology, 271, 533-558. Supplemental material:
Carlson, W.D. (2010) Dependence of reaction kinetics on H2O activity as infered from rates of intergranular diffusion of aluminium. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 28, 735-752.
Claeson, K.M., Ward, D.J., and Underwood, C.J. (2010) 3D digital imaging of a concretion-preserved batoid (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Turonian (Upper Cretaceous) of Morocco. Comptes Rendus Paleovol, 9, 283-287.
Clément, G., and Ahlberg, P.E. (2010) The endocranial anatomy of the early sarcopterygian Powichthys from Spitsbergen, based on CT scanning, pp. 363-377 in: Elliott, D.K., Maisey, J.G., Yu, X., and Miao, D., eds., Morphology, Phylogeny and Paleobiogeography of Fossil Fishes. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München.
Coleman, M.N., and Colbert, M.W. (2010) Correlations between auditory structures and hearing sensitivity in non-human primates. Journal of Morphology, 271, 511-532.
Coleman, M.N., Kay, R.F., and Colbert, M.W. (2010) Auditory morphology and hearing sensitivity in fossil New World monkeys. The Anatomical Record, 293, 1711-1721.
Comeaux, R.S., Olori, J.C., and Bell, C.J. (2010) Cranial osteology and preliminary phylogenetic assessment of Plectrurus aureus Beddome, 1880 (Squamata: Serpentes: Uropelitdae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 160, 118-138.
Couette, S., and White, J. (2010) 3D geometric morphometrics and missing-data. Can extant taxa give clues for the analysis of fossil primates? Comptes Rendus Palevol, 9, 423-433. Supplemental material:
Daza, J.D., and Bauer, A.M. (2010) The circumorbital bones of the Gekkota (Reptilia: Squamata). The Anatomical Record, 293, 402-413.
Degrange, F.J., Tambussi, C.P., Moreno, K., Witmer, L.M., and Wroe, S. (2010) Mechanical analysis of feeding behavior in the extinct “Terror Bird” Andalgalornis steulleti (Gruiformes:
Phorusrhacidae). PLoS ONE, 5(8), e11856. Supplemental material:
Delfino, M., and De Vos, J. (2010) A revision of the Dubois Crocodylians, Gavialis bengawanicus and Crocodylus ossifragus, from the Pleistocene Homo erectus beds of Java. The Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30, 427-441.
Delfino, M., and Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. (2010) A survey of the rock record of reptilian ontogeny. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology, 21, 432-440.
Ekdale, E.G. (2010) Ontogenetic variation in the bony labyrinth of Monodelphis domestica (Mammalia: Marsupialia) following ossification of the inner ear cavities. The Anatomical Record, 293, 1896-1912. Supplemental material:
Fink, W.L., and Humphries, J.H. (2010) Morphological description of the extinct North American sucker Moxostoma lacerum (Otariophysi, Catostomidae), based on high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Copeia, 2010, 5-13. Supplemental material:
Fletcher, T.M., Janis, C.M., and Rayfield, E.J. (2010) Finite element analysis of ungulate jaws: can mode of digestive physiology be determined? Palaeontologia Electronica, 13.2.21A. Supplemental material:
Gaffney, E.S., Jenkins, F.A. (2010) The cranial morphology of Kayentachelys, an Early Jurassic cryptodire, and the early history of turtles. Acta Zoologica, 91, 335-368.
Gatesy, S.M., Baier, D.B., Jenkins, F.A., and Dial, K.P. (2010) Scientific rotoscoping: a morphology-based method of 3-D motion analysis and visualization. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 313A, 244-261.
Gordon, C.T., Brinas, I.M.L., Rodda, F.A., Bendall, A.J., and Farlie, P.G. (2010) Role of Dlx genes in craniofacial morphogenesis: Dlx2 influences skeletal patterning by inducing ectomesenchymal aggregation in ovo. Evolution and Development, 12, 459-473.
Griffin, N.L., D’Août, K., Ryan, T.M., Richmond, B.G., Ketcham, R.A., and Postnov, A. (2010) Comparative forefoot trabecular bone architecture in extant hominids. Journal of Human Evolution, 59, 202-213.
Handrigan, G.R., and Richman, J.M. (2010) Autocrine and paracrine Shh signaling are necessary for tooth morphogenesis, but not tooth replacement in snakes and lizards (Squamata). Developmental Biology, 337, 171-186. Supplemental material:
Holliday, C.M., Gardner, N.M., Paesani, S.M., Douthitt, M., and Ratliff, J.L. (2010) Microanatomy of the mandibular symphysis in lizards: patterns in fiber orientation and Meckel’s cartilage and their significance in cranial evolution. The Anatomical Record, 293, 1350-1359.
Huddlestone-Holmes, C.R., and Ketcham, R.A. (2010) An X-ray computed tomography study of inclusion trail orientations in multiple porphyroblasts from a single sample. Tectonophysics, 480, 305-320.
Johnston, P. (2010) The constrictor dorsalis musculature and basipterygoid articulation in Sphenodon. Journal of Morphology, 271, 280-292. Supplemental material:
Ketcham, R.A., Slottke, D.T., and Sharp, J.M. Jr. (2010) Three-dimensional measurement of fractures in heterogeneous materials using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Geosphere, 6, 499-514.
Kley, N.J., Sertich, J.J.W., Turner, A.H., Krause, D.W., O’Connor, P.M., and Georgi, J.A. (2010) Craniofacial morphology of Simosuchus clarki (Crocodyliformes: Notosuchia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 10, 30(6 Supplement), 13-98. Supplemental material:
Ladevèze, S., de Muizon, C., Colbert, M., and Smith, T. (2010) 3D computational imaging of the petrosal of a new multituberculate mammal from the Late Cretaceous of China and its paleobiologic inferences. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 9, 319-330.
Laduke, T.C., Krause, D.W., Scanlon, J.D., and Kley, N.J. (2010) A Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) snake assemblage from the Maevarano Formation, Mahajanga Basin, Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30, 109-138. Supplemental material:
Lane, J.A. (2010) Morphology of the braincase in the Cretaceous hybodont shark Tribodus limae (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii), based on CT scanning. American Museum Novitates, 3681, 1-70.
Long, J.M., and Stewart, D.R. (2010) Verification of otolith identity used by fisheries scientists for aging channel catfish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 139, 1775-1779.
Maisey, J.G., and Lane, J.A. (2010) Labyrinth morphology and the evolution of low-frequency phonoreception in elasmobranchs. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 9, 289-309.
Meegaskumbura, M., Meegaskumbura, S., Bowatte, G., Manamendra-Arachchi, K., Pethiyagoda, R., Hanken, J., and Schneider, C.J. (2010) Taruga (Anura: Rhacophoridae), a new genus of foam-nesting tree frogs endemic to Sri Lanka. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences), 39, 75-94.
Molineux, A., Scott, R., Maisano, J., Ketcham, R., and Zachos, L. (2010) Blending rudists with technology; non-destructive examination of the internal and external structures of rudists using high quality scanning and digital imagery. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 19, 757-767.
Mostany, R., Chowdhury, T.G., Johnston, D.G., Portonovo, S.A., Carmichael, S.T., and Portera-Cailliau, C. (2010) Local hemodynamics dictate long-term dendritic plasticity in peri-infarct cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 14116-14126. Supplemental material:
Olori, J.C. (2010) Digital endocasts of the cranial cavity and osseous labyrinth of the burrowing snake Uropeltis woodmasoni (Alethinophidia: Uropeltidae). Copeia, 2010, 14-26.
Perry, J.M.G., Kay, R.F., Vizcaíno, S.F., and Bargo, S. (2010) Tooth root size, chewing muscle leverage, and the biology of Homunculus patagonicus (Primates) from the late early Miocene of Patagonia. Ameghiniana, 47, 355-371. Supplemental material:
Polacci, M., Mancini, L., and Baker, D.R. (2010) The contribution of synchrotron X-ray computed microtomography to understanding volcanic processes. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 17, 215-221.
Pradel, A. (2010) Skull and brain anatomy of Late Carboniferous Sibyrhynchidae (Chondrichthyes, Inopterygia) from Kansas and Oklahoma (USA). Geodiversitas, 32, 595-661.
Pradel, A., Tafforeau, P., and Janvier, P. (2010) Study of the pectoral girdle and fins of the Late Carboniferous sibyrhynchid iniopterygians (Vertebrata, Chondrichthyes, Iniopterygia) from Kansas and Oklahoma (USA) by means of microtomography, with comments on iniopterygian relationships. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 9, 377-387.
Rauhut, O.W.M., Milner, A.C., and Moore-Fay, S. (2010) Cranial osteology and phylogenetic position of the theropod dinosaur Proceratosaurus bradleyi (Woodward, 1910) from the Middle Jurassic of England. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 158, 155-195.
Ritschdorff, E.T., Shear, J.B. (2010) Multiphoton lithography using a high-repetition rate microchip laser. Analytical Chemistry, 82(20), 8733-8737.
Ryan, T.M., Colbert, M., Ketcham, R.A., and Vinyard, C.J. (2010) Trabecular bone structure in the mandibular condyles of gouging and nongouging platyrrhine primates. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 141, 583-593.
Scott, R.W., and Weaver, M. (2010) Ontogeny and functional morphology of a Lower Cretaceous caprinid rudist (Bivalvia, Hippuritoida). Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 19, 527-542.
Simmons, N.B., Seymour, K.L., Habersetzer, J., and Gunnell, G.F. (2010) Inferring echolocation in ancient bats. Nature, 466, E8. Supplemental material:
Slater, G.J., Figueirido, B., Louis, L., Yang, P., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2010) Biomechanical consequences of rapid evolution in the polar bear lineage. PLoS ONE, 5(11), e13870. Supplemental material:
Smith, T.D., Rossie, J.B., Cooper, G.M., Carmody, K.A., Schmieg, R.M., Bonar, C.J., Mooney, M.P., and Siegel, M.I. (2010) The maxillary sinus in three genera of New World monkeys: factors that constrain secondary pneumatization. The Anatomical Record, 293, 91-107.
Torregrosa, V., Petrucci, M., Pérez-Claros, J.A., and Palmqvist, P. (2010) Nasal aperture area and body mass in felids: ecophysiological implications and paleobiological inferences. Geobios, 43, 653-661. Supplemental material:
Tung, Y.-S., Choi, J.J., Baseri, B., and Konofagou, E.E. (2010) Identifying the inertial cavitation threshold and skull effects in a vessel phantom using focused ultrasound and microbubbles. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 36, 840-852. Supplemental material:
Whitney, D.L., and Seaton, N.C.A. (2010) Garnet polycrystals and the significance of clustered crystallization. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 160, 591-607.
Wilson, C.J., Wilson, P.S., Greene, C.A., and Dunton, K.H. (2010) Seagrass leaves in 3-D: Using computed tomography and low-frequency acoustics to investigate the material properties of seagrass tissue. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 395, 128-134.
Young, B.A., and Kardong, K.V. (2010) The functional morphology of hooding in cobras. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213, 1521-1528. Supplemental material:
Zolensky, M., Herrin, J., Mikouchi, T., Ohsumi, K., Friedrich, J., Steele, A., Rumble, D., Fries, M., Sandford, S., Milam, S., Hagiya, K., Takeda, H., Satake, W., Kurihara, T., Colbert, M., Hanna, R., Maisano, J., Ketcham, R., Goodrich, C., Le, L., Robinson, G., Martinez, J., Ross, K., Jenniskens, P., and Shaddad, M.H. (2010) Mineralogy and petrography of the Almahata Sitta ureilite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 45, 1618-1637.

2009 Top of Page

Beck, R.M.D. (2009) Was the Oligo-Miocene Australian metatherian Yalkaparidon a ‘mammalian woodpecker’?. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 97, 1-17.
Brinkman, D., Aquillon-Martinez, M.C., de Leon Dávila, C.A., Jamniczky, H., Eberth, D.A., and Colbert, M. (2009) Euclastes coahuilaensis sp. nov., a basal cheloniid turtle from the late Campanian Cerro del Pueblo Formation of Coahuila State, Mexico. PaleoBios, 28, 76-88.
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Rieppel, O. (2007) The naso-frontal joint in snakes as revealed by high-resolution X-ray computed tomography of intact and complete skulls. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 246, 177-191.
Rieppel, O. (2007) The performance of morphological characters in broad-scale phylogenetic analyses. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 92, 297-308.
Rieppel, O., and Maisano, J.A. (2007) The skull of the rare Malaysian snake Anomochilus leonardi Smith, based on high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 149, 671-685. Supplemental material:
Rieppel, O., Conrad, J.L., and Maisano, J.A. (2007) New morphological data for Eosaniwa koehni Haubold, 1977 and a revised phylogenetic hypothesis. Journal of Paleontology, 81, 760-769. Supplemental material:
Rossie, J.B., and Smith, T.D. (2007) Ontogeny of the nasolacrimal duct in primates: functional and phylogenetic implications. Journal of Anatomy, 210, 195-208.
Sahagian, D., and Proussevitch, A. (2007) Paleoelevation measurement on the basis of vesicular basalts. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 66, 195-213.
Sereno, P.C., Wilson, J.A., Witmer, L.M., Whitlock, J.A., Maga, A., Ide, O., and Rowe, T.B. (2007) Structural extremes in a Cretaceous dinosaur. PLoS ONE, 2(11), e1230. Supplemental material:
Smith, T.D., Bhatnagar, K.P., Rossie, J.B., Docherty, B.A., Burrows, A.M., Cooper, G.M., Mooney, M.P., and Siegel, M.I. (2007) Scaling of the first ethmoturbinal in nocturnal strepsirrhines: olfactory and respiratory surfaces. The Anatomical Record, 290, 215-237.
Weaver, D.C., and Rocha, L.A. (2007) A new species of Halichoeres (Teleostei: Labridae) from the Western Gulf of Mexico. Copeia, 2007, 798-807. Supplemental material:
Wroe, S., Moreno, K., Clausen, P., McHenry, C., and Curnoe, D. (2007) High-resolution three-dimensional computer simulation of hominid cranial mechanics. The Anatomical Record, 290, 1248-1255. Supplemental material:
Yuan, Q., Valsaraj, K.T., Reible, D.D., and Willson, C.S. (2007) A laboratory study of sediment and contaminant release during gas ebullition. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 57, 1103-1111.

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Bell, T.H. and Bruce, M.D. (2006) The internal inclusion trail geometries preserved within a first phase of porphyroblast growth. Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 236-252.
Brazeau, M.D. and Ahlberg, P.E. (2006) Tetrapod-like middle ear architecture in a Devonian fish. Nature, 439, 318-321. Supplemental material:
Brinkman, D., Hart, M., Jamniczky, H., and Colbert, M. (2006) Nichollsemys baieri gen. et sp. nov, a primitive chelonioid turtle from the late Campanian of North America. Paludicola, 5, 111-124. Supplemental material:
Carlson, W.D. (2006) Three-dimensional imaging of earth and planetary materials. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 249, 133-147.
Colbert, M. (2006) Hesperaletes (Mammalia: Perissodactyla), A new tapiroid from the middle Eocene of southern California. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26, 697-711. Supplemental material:
Conrad, J.L., and Norell, M.A. (2006) High-resolution X-ray computed tomography of an Early Cretaceous gekkonomorph (Squamata) from Öösh (Övörkhangai; Mongolia). Historical Biology, 18, 405-431. Supplemental material:
Dean, M.N., Huber, D.R., and Nance, H.A. (2006) Functional morphology of jaw trabeculation in the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis, with comments on the evolution of structural support in the Batoidea. Journal of Morphology, 267, 1137-1146.
DeVore, M.L., Kenrick, P., Pigg, K.B., and Ketcham, R.A. (2006) Utility of high resolution X-ray computed tomography (HRXCT) for paleobotanical studies: an example using London Clay fruits and seeds. American Journal of Botany, 93, 1848-1851.
Evans, S.E., Manabe, M., Noro, M., Isaji, S., and Yamaguchi, M. (2006) A long-bodied lizard from the Lower Cretaceous of Japan. Palaeontology, 49, 1143-1165. Supplemental material:
Gaffney, E.S., Tong, H., and Meylan, P.A. (2006) Evolution of the side-necked turtles: the families Bothremydidae, Euraxemydidae, and Araripemydidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 300, 1-698.
Gantt, D.G., Kappelman, J., Ketcham, R.A., Alder, M.E., and Deahl, T.H. (2006) Three-dimensional reconstruction of enamel thickness and volume in humans and hominoids. European Journal of Oral Sciences, 114 (s1), 360-364.
Hirsch, D.M., and Carlson, W.D. (2006) Variations in rates of nucleation and growth of biotite porphyroblasts. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 24, 763-777.
Holliday, C.M., Ridgely, R.C., Balanoff, A.M., and Witmer, L.M. (2006) Cephalic vascular anatomy in flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) based on novel vascular injection and computed tomographic imaging analyses. Anatomical Record, 288A, 1031-1041. Supplemental material:
Kearney, M., and Rieppel, O. (2006) An investigation into the occurrence of plicidentine in the teeth of squamate reptiles. Copeia, 2006, 337-350.
Ketcham, R.A. (2006) Accurate three-dimensional measurements of features in geological materials from X-ray computed tomography data, in: Desrues, J., Viggiani, G., and Besuelle, eds., Advances in X-ray Tomography for Geomaterials, 143-148.
Ketcham, R.A. (2006) New algorithms for ring artifact removal, in: Bonse, U., ed., Developments in X-Ray Tomography V: SPIE Proceedings, v. 6318, 63180O1, doi: 10.1117/12.680939.
Kley, N.J. (2006) Morphology of the lower jaw and suspensorium in the Texas blindsnake, Leptotyphlops dulcis (Scolecophidia: Leptotyphlopidae). Journal of Morphology, 267, 494-515. Supplemental material:
Lipka, T.R., Therrien, F., Weishampel, D.B., Jamniczky, H.A., Joyce. W.G., Colbert, M.W., and Brinkman, D.B. (2006) A new turtle from the Arundel clay facies (Potomac Formation, Early Cretaceous) of Maryland, U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26, 300-307. Supplemental material:
Louis, L., Wong, T.F., and Baud, P. (2006) X-ray imaging of compactant strain localization in sandstone, in: Desrues, J., Viggiani, G., and Besuelle, eds., Advances in X-ray Tomography for Geomaterials, 194-198.
Louis, L., Wong, T.F., Baud, P., and Tembe, S. (2006) Imaging strain localization by X-ray computed tomography: discrete compaction bands in Diemelstadt sandstone. Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 762-775.
Macrini, T. E., Rowe, T., and Archer, M. (2006) Description of a cranial endocast from a fossil platypus, Obdurodon dicksoni (Monotremata, Ornithorhynchidae), and the relevance of endocranial characters to monotreme monophyly. Journal of Morphology, 267, 1000-1015. Supplemental material:
Maga, M., Kappelman, J., Ryan, T.M., and Ketcham, R.A. (2006) Preliminary observations on the calcaneal trabecular microarchitecture of extant large-bodied hominoids. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 129, 410-417.
Mahler, D.L., and Kearney, M. (2006) The palatal dentition in squamate reptiles: morphology, development, attachment, and replacement. Fieldiana Zoology, 108, 1-61.
Maisano, J.A., Kearney, M., and Rowe, T. (2006) Cranial anatomy of the spade-headed amphisbaenian Diplometopon zarudnyi (Squamata, Amphisbaenia) based on high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Journal of Morphology, 267, 70-102. Supplemental material:
McCoy, T.J., Carlson, W.D., Nittler, L.R., Stroud, R.M., Bogard, D.D., and Garrison, D.H. (2006) Graves Nunataks 95209: A snapshot of metal segregation and core formation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70, 516-531.
McCoy, T.J., Ketcham, R.A., Wilson. L., Benedix, G.K., Wadhwa, M., and Davis, A.M. (2006) Formation of vesicles in asteroidal basaltic meteorites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 246, 102-108.
McHenry, C.R., Clausen, P.D., Daniel, W.J.T., Meers, M.B., and Pendharkar, A. (2006) Biomechanics of the rostrum in crocodilians: A comparative analysis using fininte-element modeling. The Anatomical Record Part A, 288A, 827-849.
Mote, A.S., Ketcham, R.A., and Watson, W.P. (2006) Extracting particle orientations from three-dimensional datasets using Blob3D, in: Desrues, J., Viggiani, G., and Besuelle, eds., Advances in X-ray Tomography for Geomaterials, 407-413.
Neethirajan, S., Karunakaran, C., Jayas, D.S., and White, N.D.G. (2006) X-ray computed tomography image analysis to explain the airflow resistance differences in grain bulks. Biosystems Engineering, 94, 545-555.
Nettles, J.W., Lofgren, G.E., Carlson, W.D., and McSween, H.Y. (2006) Extent of chondrule melting: evaluation of experimental textures, nominal grain size, and convolution index. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 41, 1059-1071.
Norell, M.A., Clark, J.M., Turner, A.H., Makovicky, P.J., Barsbold, R., and Rowe, T. (2006) A new dromaeosaurid theropod from Ukhaa Tolgod (Ömnögov, Mongolia). American Museum Novitates, 3545, 1-51.
Owen, P.R. (2006) Description of a new late Miocene American badger (Taxidiinae) utilizing high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Palaeontology, 49, 999-1011.
Parga, J.A., Maga, M., and Overdorff, D.J. (2006), High-resolution X-ray computed tomography scanning of primate copulatory plugs. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 129, 567-576.
Rezk-Salama, C., and Kolb, A. (2006) Opacity peeling for direct volume rendering. Eurographics, 25, 597-606. Supplemental material:
Romano, P.S.R., and Azevedo, S.A.K. (2006) Are extant podocnemidid turtles relicts of a widespread Cretaceous ancestor? South American Journal of Herpetology, 1, 175-184.
Rossie, J.B. (2006) Ontogeny and homology of the paranasal sinuses in Platyrrhini (Mammalia: Primates). Journal of Morphology, 267, 1-40.
Turner, A.H. (2006) Osteology and phylogeny of a new species of Araripesuchus (Crocodyliformes: Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Historical Biology, 18, 255-369.

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Barnett, A.A. (2005) Cacajao melanocephalus. Mammalian Species, 776, 1-6. Supplemental material:
Bement, L.C., Lundelius, E.L. Jr., and Ketcham, R.A. (2005) Hoax or history: a bison skull with embedded Calf Creek projectile point. Plains Anthropologist, 50, 221-226.
Bever, G.S., Bell, C.J., and Maisano, J.A. (2005) The ossified braincase and cephalic osteoderms of Shinisaurus crocodilurus (Squamata, Shinisauridae). Palaeontologia Electronica, 8(1), 4A:36p. Supplemental material:
Clack, J.A., and Finney, S.M. (2005) Pederpes finneyae, an articulated tetrapod from the Tournaisian of western Scotland. Journal of Systematic Paleontology, 2, 311-346.
Clarke, J.A., Tambussi, C.P., Noriega, J.I., Erickson, G.M., and Ketcham, R.A. (2005) Definitive fossil evidence for the extant avian radiation in the Cretaceous. Nature, 433, 305-308. Supplemental material:
Colbert, M.W. (2005) The facial skeleton of the Early Oligocene Colodon (Perissodactyla, Tapiroidea). Palaeontologia Electronica. 8(1), 12A:27p. Supplemental material:
Colbert, M.W., Racicot, R., and Rowe, T. (2005) Anatomy of the cranial endocast of the bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, based on HRXCT. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 12, 195-207. Supplemental material:
Dumont, E.R., Piccirillo, J., and Grosse, I.R. (2005) Finite-element analysis of biting behavior and bone stress in the facial skeleton of bats. The Anatomical Record Part A, 283A, 319-330.
Evans, S.E., Lally, C., Chure, D.C., Elder, A., and Maisano, J.A. (2005) A Late Jurassic salamander (Amphibia: Caudata) from the Morrison Formation of North America. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 143, 599-616. Supplemental material:
Franzosa, J., and Rowe, T. (2005) Cranial endocast of the Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Acrocanthosaurus atokensis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 85, 859-864. Supplemental material:
Hersum, T., Hilpert, M., and Marsh, B. (2005) Permeability and melt flow in simulated and natural partially molten basaltic magmas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 237, 798-814.
Huber, D.R., Eason, T.G., Hueter, R.E., and Motta, P.J. (2005) Analysis of the bite force and mechanical design of the feeding mechanism of the durophagous horn shark Heterodontus francisci. Journal of Experimental Biology, 208, 3553-3571. Supplemental material:
Huddlestone-Holmes, C., and Ketcham, R.A. (2005) Getting the inside story: using computed X-ray tomography to study inclusion trails in garnet porphyroblasts. American Mineralogist, 90, ea1-ea17 (Electronic Article).
Kearney, M., Maisano, J.A., and Rowe, T. (2005) Cranial anatomy of the extinct amphisbaenian Rhineura hatcherii (Squamata, Amphisbaenia) based on high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Journal of Morphology, 264, 1-33. Supplemental material:
Ketcham, R.A. (2005) Computational methods for quantitative analysis of three-dimensional features in geological specimens. Geosphere, 1, 32-41.
Ketcham, R.A. (2005) Three-dimensional grain fabric measurements using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Journal of Structural Geology, 27, 1217-1228.
Ketcham, R.A., and Iturrino, G.J. (2005) Nondestructive high-resolution visualization and measurement of anisotropic effective porosity in complex lithologies using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Journal of Hydrology, 302, 92-106. Supplemental material:
Ketcham, R.A., Meth, C., Hirsch, D.M., and Carlson, W.D. (2005) Improved methods for quantitative analysis of three-dimensional porphyroblastic textures. Geosphere, 1, 42-59. Supplemental material:
Koeberl, C., and Reimold, W.U. (2005) Bosumtwi impact crater, Ghana (West Africa): an updated and revised geological map, with explanations. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 145, 31-70.
Maisey, J.G. (2005) Braincase of the Upper Devonian shark Cladodoides wildungensis (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii), with observations on the braincase in early chondrichthyans. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 288, 1-103.
Masad, E., Saadeh, S., Al-Rousan, T., Garboczi, E., Little, D. (2005) Computations of particle surface characteristics using optical and X-ray CT images. Journal of Computational Materials Science, 34, 406-424.
Meth, C.E., and Carlson, W.D. (2005) Diffusion-controlled synkinematic growth of garnet from a heterogeneous precursor at Passo del Sole, Switzerland. Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 157-182.
Metzger, K.A., Daniel, W.J.T., and Ross, C.F. (2005) Comparison of beam theory and finite-element analysis with in vivo bone strain data from the alligator cranium. The Anatomical Record, 283A, 331-348. Supplemental material:
Mote, A.S., Kyle, J.R., Ketcham, R.A., Melker, M.D., Jahraus, M.J., Brown, T.R., and Wawrzyniec, T.F. (2005) High-resolution X-ray computed tomography investigations of high grade gold ore zones in the Cripple Creek District, Colorado, in Rhoden, H.N., Steininger, R.C., and Vikre, P.G., eds., Geological Society of Nevada Symposium 2005: Window to the World, Reno, Nevada, May 2005, 1169-1175.
Polcyn, M.J., Jacobs, L.L., and Haber, A.(2005) A morphological model and CT assessment of the skull of Pachyrhachis problematicus (Squamata, Serpentes), a 98 million year old snake with legs from the Middle East. Palaeontologia Electronica 8(1), 26A:24p. Supplemental material:
Rieppel, O., and Kearney, M. (2005) Tooth replacement in the Late Cretaceous mosasaur Clidastes. Journal of Herpetology, 39, 688-692.
Robinson, J., Ahlberg, P.E., and Koentges, G. (2005) The braincase and middle ear region of Dendrerpeton. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 143, 577-597.
Rodiles-Hernández, R., Hendrickson, D., Lundberg, J., and Humphries, J. (2005) Lacantunia enigmatica (Teleostei: Siluriformes) a new and phylogenetically puzzling freshwater fish from Mesoamerica. Zootaxa, 1000, 1-24. Supplemental material:
Rowe, T.B., Eiting, T.P., Macrini, T.E., and Ketcham, R.A. (2005) Organization of the olfactory and respiratory skeleton in the nose of the gray short-tailed opossum Monodelphis domestica. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 12, 303-336. Supplemental material:
Ryan, T.M., and Ketcham, R.A. (2005) Angular orientation of trabecular bone in the femoral head and its relationship to hip joint loads in leaping primates. Journal of Morphology, 265, 249-263.
Ryan, T.M., and van Rietbergen, B. (2005) Mechanical significance of femoral head trabecular bone structure in Loris and Galago evaluated using micromechanical finite element models. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 126, 82-96.
Vontobel P., Lehmann, E., and Carlson, W.D. (2005) Comparison of X-ray and neutron tomography investigations of geological materials. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 52, 338-341.
Wang, Y., Uchida, T., Westferro, F., Rivers, M.L., Nishiyama, N., Gebhardt, J., Lesher, C.E., and Sutton, S.R. (2005) High-pressure x-ray tomography microscope: synchrotron computed microtomography at high pressure and temperature. Review of Scientific Instruments, 76, 073709.

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Alonso, P.D., Milner, A.C., Ketcham, R.A., Cookson, M.J. and Rowe, T.B. (2004) The avian nature of the brain and inner ear of Archaeopteryx. Nature, 430, 666-669. Supplemental material:
Anand, M., and Taylor, L. (2004) Xenoliths – a diamond’s nest. Rough Diamond Review, 5, 12-14.
Anand, M., Taylor, L.A., Misra, K.C., Carlson, W.D., and Sobolev, N.V. (2004) Nature of diamonds in Yakutian eclogites: Views from eclogite tomography and mineral inclusions in diamond. Lithos, 77, 333-348.
Bush, E.C., Simons, E.L., and Allman, J.M. (2004) High-resolution computed tomography study of the cranium of a fossil anthropoid primate, Parapithecus grangeri: New insights into the evolutionary history of primate sensory systems. The Anatomical Record Part A, 281A, 1083-1087.
Bush, E.C., Simons, E.L., Dubowitz, D.J., and Allman, J.M. (2004) Endocranial volume and optic foramen size in Parapithecus grangeri. In C. Ross and R. Kay (eds.) Anthropoid Origins: New Visions. Kluwer/Plenum. Pp. 603-614.
Carlson, W.D., and Gordon, C.L. (2004) Effects of matrix grain size on the kinetics of intergranular diffusion. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 22, 733-742.
Carpenter, K.E., Berra, T.M., and Humphries, J.M., Jr. (2004) Swim bladder and posterior lateral line nerve of the nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri (Perciformes: Kurtidae). Journal of Morphology, 260, 193-200. Supplemental material:
Dean, M.N., and Motta, P.J. (2004) Anatomy and functional morphology of the feeding apparatus of the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis (Elasmobranchii: Batoidea). Journal of Morphology, 262, 462-483.
Iturrino, G.J., Ketcham, R.A., Christiansen, L., and Boitnott, G. (2004) Data report: Permeability, resistivity, and X-ray computed tomography measurements in samples from the PACMANUS hydrothermal system. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 193, 1-14 (online).
Kay, R.F., Campbell, V.M., Rossie, J.B., Colbert, M.W., and Rowe, T.B. (2004) Olfactory fossa of Tremacebus harringtoni (Platyrrhini, Early Miocene, Sacanana, Argentina): implications for activity pattern. Anatomical Record, Part A, 281A, 1157-1172. Supplemental material:
Ketcham, R.A., and Ryan, T. (2004) Quantification and visualization of anisotropy in trabecular bone. Journal of Microscopy, 213, 158-171.
Maisey, J.G. (2004) Morphology of the braincase in the Broadnose Sevengill Shark Notorynchus (Elasmobranchii, Hexanchiformes), based on CT scanning. American Museum Novitates, 3429, 1-52. Supplemental material:
Maisey, J.G. (2004) Endocranial morphology in fossil and recent chondrichthyans. In G. Arriata, M.V.H. Wilson, and R. Cloutier (eds.) Recent Advances in the Origin and Radiation of the Vertebrates. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, Munich. Pp. 139-170.
Mickler, P.J., Ketcham, R.A., Colbert, M.W., and Banner, J.L. (2004) Application of high-resolution X-ray computed tomography in determining the suitability of speleothem for use in paleoclimatic, paleohydrologic reconstructions. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, 66(1), 4-8. Supplemental material:
Misra, K.C., Anand, M., Taylor, L.A., and Sobolev, N. (2004) Multi-stage metasomatism of diamondiferous eclogite xenoliths from the Udachnaya kimberlite pipe, Yakutia, Siberia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 146, 696-714.
Summers, A.P., Ketcham, R.A., and Rowe, T. (2004) Structure and function of the horn shark (Heterodontus francisi) cranium through ontogeny — the development of a hard prey specialist. Journal of Morphology, 260, 1-12. Supplemental material:
Taylor, L.A. and Anand, M. (2004) Diamonds: Time capsules from the Siberian mantle. Chemie der Erde, 64, 1-74.
Van Valkenburgh, B., Theodor, J., Friscia, A., and Rowe, T. (2004) Respiratory turbinates of canids and felids: a quantitative comparison. Journal of Zoology, London, 264, 281-293. Supplemental material:
Vendrasco, M.J., Wood, T.E., and Runnegar, B.N. (2004) Articulated Paleozoic fossil with 17 plates greatly expands disparity of early chitons. Nature, 429, 288-291. Supplemental material:
Wible, J.R., Novacek, M.J., and Rougier, G.W. (2004) New data on the skull and dentition in the Mongolian Late Cretaceous eutherian mammal Zalambdalestes. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 281, 1-144.

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Anderson, J.S., Carroll, R.L., and Rowe, T. (2003) New information on Lethiscus stocki (Tetrapoda: Lepospondyli: Aistopoda) from high-resolution computed tomography and a phylogenetic analysis of Aistopoda. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 40, 1071-1083.
Carlson, W.D., Rowe, T., Ketcham, R.A., and Colbert, M.W. (2003) Applications of high-resolution X-ray computed tomography in petrology, meteoritics and palaeontology. In F. Mees, R. Swennen, M. Van Geet, and P. Jacobs, Eds. Applications of X-ray computed tomography in the geosciences, 215, 7-22. Geological Society, London.
Clack, J.E., Ahlberg, P.E., Finney, S.M., Dominguez Alonso, P., Robinson, J., and Ketcham, R.A. (2003) A uniquely specialized ear in a very early tetrapod. Nature, 425, 65-69.
Kearney, M. 2003. (2003) Systematics of the Amphisbaenia (Lepidosauria: Squamata) based on morphological evidence from recent and fossil forms. Herpetological Monographs, 17, 1-74. Supplemental material:
Kyle, J.R., and Ketcham, R.A. (2003) In-situ distribution of gold ores using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Economic Geology, 98, 1697-1701. Supplemental material:
Makovicky, P.J., Norrell, M.A., Clark, J.M., and Rowe, T. (2003) Osteology and Relationships of Byronosaurus jaffei (Theropoda: Troodontidae). American Museum Novitates, 3402, 1-32. Supplemental material:
McFarlane, C.M., Carlson, W.D., and Connelly, J.N. (2003) Prograde, peak, and retrograde P-T paths from aluminum in orthopyroxene: High-temperature contact metamorphism in the aureole of the Makhavinekh Lake Pluton, Nain Plutonic Suite, Labrador. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 21, 405-423.
Sahagian, D., Proussevitch, A., and Carlson, W.D. (2003) Timing of Colorado Plateau uplift: Initial constraints from vesicular basalt-derived paleoelevations: Reply. Geology, 31, 191.
Stuppy, W.H., Maisano, J.A., Colbert, M.W., Rudall, P.J., and Rowe, T.B. (2003) Three-dimensional analysis of plant structure using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Trends in Plant Science, 8, 2-6. Supplemental material:
Torres, A.M., Christensen, A.M., Masters, T.E., and Ketcham, R.A. (2003) From CT scans of embedded Ivanovia to models using rapid prototyping. Palaeontology, 46, 839-843.
Witmer, L.M., Chatterjee, S., Franzosa, J.W., and Rowe, T. (2003) Neuroanatomy of flying reptiles, and implications for flight, posture and behavior. Nature, 425, 950-953. Supplemental material:

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Arns, C.H., Knackstedt, M.A., and Mecke, K.R. (2002) Characterising the morphology of disordered materials. In K.R. Mecke and D. Stoyan (eds.) Lecture Notes in Physics. Springer-Verlag. Pp. 37-74.
Brochu, C.A., and Ketcham, R.A. (2002) Computed tomographic analysis of the skull of Tyrannosaurus rex. CD supplement to: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 7. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22.
Carlson, W.D. (2002) Presidential Address: Scales of disequilibrium and rates of equilibration during metamorphism. American Mineralogist, 87, 185-204.
Clark, J.M., Norrell, M.A., and Rowe, T. (2002) Cranial anatomy of Citipati osmolskae (Theropoda, Oviraptorosauria), and a reinterpretation of the holotype of Oviraptor philoceratops. American Museum Novitates, 3364, 1-24. Supplemental material:
Dominguez, P., Jacobson, A.G., and Jefferies, R.P.S. (2002) Paired gill slits in a fossil with a calcite skeleton. Nature, 417, 841-844. Supplemental material:
Fajardo, R.J., and Muller, R. (2002) More on the three-dimensional trabecular architecture of anthropoid primates: Macaca fascicularis and Symphalangus syndactylus. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 34 Supplement, 68.
Fajardo, R.J., Ryan, T.M., and Kappelman, J. (2002) Assessing the accuracy of high-resolution X-ray computed tomography of primate trabecular bone by comparisons with histological sections. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 118, 1-10.
Gaffney, E.S., Tong, H., and Meylan, P.A. (2002) Galianemys, a new side-necked turtle (Pelomedusoides: Bothremydidae) from the late Cretaceous of Morocco. American Museum Novitates, 3379, 1-20. Supplemental material:
Gantzer, C.J., and Anderson, S.H. (2002) Computed tomographic measurement of macroporosity in chisel-disk and no-tillage seedbeds. Soil & Tillage Research, 64, 101-111.
Kobayashi, Y., Winkler, D.A., and Jacobs, L.L. (2002) Origin of the tooth-replacement pattern in therian mammals: evidence from a 110 Myr old fossil. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 269, 369-373.
Koeberl, C. (2002) Mineralogical and geochemical aspects of impact craters. Mineralogical Magazine, 66, 746-768.
Koeberl, C., Denison, C., Ketcham, R.A., and Reimold, W.U. (2002) High-resolution X-ray computed tomography of impactites. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, 5089.
Maisano, J.A., Bell, C.J., Gauthier, J., and Rowe, T. (2002) The osteoderms and palpebral in Lanthanotus borneensis (Squamata: Anguimorpha). Journal of Herpetology, 36, 678-682. Supplemental material:
Polcyn, M.J., Rogers, J.V.J., Kobayashi, Y., and Jacobs, L.L. (2002) Computed tomography of an Anolis lizard in Dominican amber: Systematic, taphonomic, biogeographic, and evolutionary implications. Palaeontologia Electronica, 5, 13.
Ryan, T., and Ketcham, R.A. (2002) Femoral head trabecular bone structure in two omomyid primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 43, 241-263.
Ryan, T., and Ketcham, R.A. (2002) The three-dimensional structure of trabecular bone in the femoral head of strepsirrhine primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 43, 1-26.
Sahagian, D., Proussevitch, A., and Carlson, W.D. (2002) Timing of Colorado Plateau uplift: Initial constraints from vesicular basalt-derived paleoelevations. Geology, 30, 807-810.
Sahagian, D., Proussevitch, A., and Carlson, W.D. (2002) Analysis of vesicular basalts and lava emplacement processes for application as a paleobarometer/paleoaltimeter. Journal of Geology, 110, 671-685.
Tykoski, R.S., Rowe, T.B., Ketcham, R.A., and Colbert, M.W. (2002) Calsoyasuchus valliceps, a new crocodyliform from the early Jurassic Kayenta Formation of Arizona. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22, 593-611. Supplemental material:

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Arns, C.H., Knackstedt, M.A., Pinczewski, W.V., and Lindquist, W.B. (2001) Accurate estimation of transport properties from microtomographic images. Geophysical Research letters, 28, 3361-3364.
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Bolt, J.R., and Lombard, R.E. (2001) The mandible of the primitive tetrapod Greererpeton, and the early evolution of the tetrapod lower jaw. Journal of Paleontology, 75, 1016-1042.
Ketcham, R.A., and Carlson, W.D. (2001) Acquisition, optimization and interpretation of X-ray computed tomographic imagery: Applications to the geosciences. Computers and Geosciences, 27, 381-400.
Ketcham, R.A., and Shashidhar, N. (2001) Quantitative analysis of 3-D images of asphalt concrete, Paper No. 01-0321. Transportation Research Board 80th Annual Meeting. Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.
Maisey, J.G. (2001) A primitive chondrichthyan braincase from the Middle Devonian of Bolivia. In E. Ahlberg, Ed. Major events in early vertebrate evolution, p. 263-288. Taylor & Francis, London.
Maisey, J.G. (2001) Remarks on the inner ear of elasmobranchs and its interpretations from skeletal labyrinth morphology. Journal of Morphology, 250, 236-264.
Maisey, J.G., and Anderson, M.E. (2001) A primitive chondrichthyan braincase from the early Devonian of South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21, 702-713.
Maisey, J.G. (2001) CT-scan reveals new cranial features in Devonian chondrichthyan “Cladodus” wildungensis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21, 807-810.
Rowe, T., Ketcham, R.A., Denison, C., Colbert, M., Xu, X., and Currie, P.J. (2001) Forensic paleontology: The Archaeoraptor forgery. Nature, 410, 539-540.
Rubin, A.E., Ulff-Møller, F., Wasson, J.T., and Carlson, W.D. (2001) The Portales Valley meteorite breccia: Evidence for impact-induced melting and metamorphism of an ordinary chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 65, 323-342.

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Carlson, W.D., Denison, C., and Ketcham, R.A. (2000) High-resolution X-ray computed tomography as a tool for visualization and quantitative analysis of igneous textures in three dimensions. Visual Geosciences, 4, 1-14.
Grimaldi, D., Nguyen, T., and Ketcham, R.A. (2000) Ultra-high-resolution X-ray computed tomography (UHR CT) and the study of fossils in amber. In D. Grimaldi, Ed. Studies on fossils in amber, with particular reference to the Cretaceous of New Jersey, p. 77-91. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.
Helmle, K.P., Dodge, R.E., and Ketcham, R.A. (2000) Skeletal architecture and density banding in Diploria strigosa by X-ray computed tomography. Proceedings of the 9th International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali, Indonesia, 1, 365-371.
Hirsch, D.M., Ketcham, R.A., and Carlson, W.D. (2000) An evaluation of spatial correlation functions in textural analysis of metamorphic rocks. Geological Materials Research, 2.
Taleff, E.M., Leon-Salamanca, T., Ketcham, R.A., Reyes, R., and Carlson, W.D. (2000) Nondestructive evaluation of cavitation in an Al-Mg material deformed under creep conditions. Journal of Materials Research, 15, 76-84.
Taylor, L.A., Keller, R.A., Snyder, G.A., Wang, W., Carlson, W.D., Hauri, E.H., McCandless, T., Kim, K.-R., Sobolev, N., and Bezborodov, S.M. (2000) Diamonds and their mineral inclusions, and what they tell us: a detailed “pull apart” of a diamondiferous eclogite. International Geology Review, 42, 959-983.
Wible, J.R., and Rougier, G.W. (2000) Cranial anatomy of Kryptobaatar dashzevegi (Mammalia, Multituberculata), and its bearing on the evolution of mammalian characters. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 247, 1-124. Supplemental material:

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Brown, M.A., Brown, M., Carlson, W.D., and Denison, C. (1999) Topology of syntectonic melt flow networks in the deep crust: inferences from three-dimensional images of leucosome geometry in migmatites. American Mineralogist, 84, 1793-1818.
Carlson, W.D., Denison, C., and Ketcham, R.A. (1999) Visualization and quantitative analysis of igneous textures in three dimensions using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Electronic Geosciences, 4, 1-14.
Chernoff, C.B., and Carlson, W.D. (1999) Trace element zoning as a record of chemical disequilibrium during garnet growth. Geology, 27(6), 555-558.
Cifelli, R.L., Lipka, T.R., Schaff, C.R., and Rowe., T.B. (1999) First Early Cretaceous mammal from the eastern seaboard of the United States. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 19, 199-203. Supplemental material:
Keller, R.A., Taylor, L.A., Snyder, G.A., Sobolev, V.N., Carlson, W.D., Bezborodov, S.M., and Sobolev, N.V. (1999) Detailed pull-apart of a diamondiferous eclogite xenolith: Implications for mantle processes during diamond genesis. In J.J. Gurney, J.L. Gurney, M.D. Pascoe, and S.H. Richardson, Eds. 7th International Kimberlite Conference, 1, p. 397-412. National Printers, South Africa.
Kuebler, K.E., McSween, H.Y., Carlson, W.D., and Hirsch, D. (1999) Sizes and masses of chondrules and metal-troilite grains in ordinary chondrites: Possible implications for nebular sorting. Icarus, 141, 96-106.
Philpotts, A.R., Brustman, C.M., Shi, J., Carlson, W.D., and Denison, C. (1999) Plagioclase-chain networks in slowly cooled basaltic magma. American Mineralogist, 84, 1819-1829.
Rowe, T., Brochu, C., Kishi, K., Merck, J., J., Colbert, M., Saglamer, E., and Warren, S. (1999) Alligator: digital atlas of the skull. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 6, CD-ROM. Supplemental material:
Rowe, T., Brochu, C.A., and Kishi, K. (1999) Cranial morphology of Alligator mississippiensis and phylogeny of Alligatoroidea. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 6, 16(Suppl. No. 2), 1-100 with CDROM. Supplemental material:

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Cifelli, R.L., and Muizon, C. (1998) Marsupial mammal from the Upper Cretaceous North Horn Formation, central Utah. Journal of Paleontology, 72, 532-537.
Cifelli, R.L., and Muizon, C. (1998) Tooth eruption and replacement pattern in early marsupials. Comptes Rendus, Académie des Sciences, 326, 215-220.

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Chernoff, C.B., and Carlson, W.D. (1997) Disequilibrium for Ca during growth of pelitic garnet. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 15, 421-438.
Denison, C., and Carlson, W.D. (1997) Three-dimensional quantitative textural analysis of metamorphic rocks using high-resolution computed X-ray tomography: Part II. Application to natural samples. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 15, 45-57.
Denison, C., Carlson, W.D., and Ketcham, R.A. (1997) Three-dimensional quantitative textural analysis of metamorphic rocks using high-resolution computed X-ray tomography; Part I. Methods and techniques. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 15, 29-44.
Rowe, T., Kappelman, J., Carlson, W.D., Ketcham, R.A., and Denison, C. (1997) High-resolution computed tomography: a breakthrough technology for earth scientists. Geotimes, 42, 23-27.