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Research from 2017

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Redescription of Euscorpius tauricus (C.L. Koch, 1837), with the description of two new related species from Greece (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae), Gioele Tropea, Victor Fet, Aristeidis Parmakelis, Panayiota Kotsakiozi, and Iasmi Stathi

Research from 2016

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Limited Trabecular Bone Density Heterogeneity in the Human Skeleton, Habiba Chirchir PhD

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Permian scorpions from the Petrified Forest of Chemnitz, Germany, Jason A. Dunlop, David A. Legg, Paul L. Selden, Victor Fet, Joerg W. Schneider, and Ronny Rößler

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A Few Notes on Nabokov's Childhood Entomology, Victor Fet

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Twenty-five year response of the herbaceous layer of a temperate hardwood forest to elevated nitrogen deposition, Frank S. Gilliam, Nicole Turrill Welch, Anne Hockenberry Phillips, Jake H. Billmyer, William T. Peterjohn, Zachariah K. Fowler, Christopher A. Walter, Mark B. Burnham, Jeffrey D. May, and Mary Beth Adams

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A continental analysis of ecosystem vulnerability to atmospheric nitrogen deposition, Samuel M. Simkin, Edith B. Allen, William D. Bowman, Christopher M. Clark, Jayne Belnap, Matthew L. Brooks, Brian S. Cade, Scott L. Collins, Linda H. Geiser, Frank S. Gilliam, Sarah E. Jovan, Linda H. Pardo, Bethany K. Schulz, Carly J. Stevens, Katharine N. Suding, Heather L. Throop, and Donald M. Waller

Research from 2015

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Recent origin of low trabecular bone density in modern humans, Habiba Chirchir PhD, Tracy L. Kivell, Christopher B. Ruff, Jean-Jacques Hublin, Kristian J. Carlson, Bernhard Zipfel, and Brian G. Richmond

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A novel mechanism to explain success of invasive herbaceous species at the expense of natives in eastern hardwood forests, Frank S. Gilliam

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Divergent responses of soil buffering capacity to long-term N deposition in three typical tropical forests with different land-use history., Xiankai Lu, Qinggong Mao, Jiangming Mo, Frank S. Gilliam, Guoyi Zhou, Yiqi Luo, Wei Zhang, and Juan Huang

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In Situ Nitrogen Mineralization, Nitrification, and Ammonia Volatilization in Maize Field Fertilized with Urea in Huanghuaihai Region of Northern China, Xuelin Zhang, Qun Wang, Jun Xu, Frank S. Gilliam, Nicolas Tremblay, and Chaohai Li

Research from 2014

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A Comparative Study of Trabecular Bone Mass Distribution in Cursorial and Non-Cursorial Limb Joints, Habiba Chirchir

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Variation in vegetation and microbial linkages with slope aspect in a montane temperate hardwood forest, Frank S. Gilliam, Radim Hedl, Marketa Chudomelova, Rebecca L. McCulley, and Jim Nelson

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Nitrogen deposition contributes to soil acidification in tropical ecosystems, Xiankai Lu, Qinggong Mao, Frank S. Gilliam, Yiqi Luo, and Jiangming Mo

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Spatial Variation in Carbon and Nitrogen in Cultivated Soils in Henan Province, China: Potential Effect on Crop Yield, Xuelin Zhang, Qun Wang, Frank S. Gilliam, Yilun Wang, Feina Cha, and Chaohai Li

Research from 2013

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Changes in soil carbon sequestration in Pinus massoniana forests along an urban-to-rural gradient of southern China, H. Chen, W. Zhang, Frank S. Gilliam, L. Liu, J. Huang, T. Zhang, W. Wang, and J. Mo

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Estimated losses of plant biodiversity across the U.S. from historical N deposition from 1985—2010., Christopher M. Clark, Philip E. Morefield, Frank S. Gilliam, and Linda H. Pardo

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Microclimate moderates plant responses to macroclimate warming, Pieter De Frenne, Francisco Rodríguez-Sánchez, David Anthony Coomes, Lander Baeten, Gorik Verstraeten, Mark Vellend, Markus Bernhardt-Römermann, Carissa D. Brownd, Jörg Brunet, Johnny Cornelis, Guillaume M. Decocq, Hartmut Dierschke, Ove Eriksson, Frank S. Gilliam, Radim Hédl, Thilo Heinken, Martin Hermy, Patrick Hommel, Michael A. Jenkins, Daniel L. Kelly, Keith J. Kirby, Fraser J. G. Mitchell, Tobias Naaf, Miles Newman, George Peterken, Petr Petrík, Jan Schultz, Grégory Sonnier, Hans Van Calster, Donald M. Waller, Gian-Reto Walther, Peter S. White, Kerry D. Woods, Monika Wulf, Bente Jessen Graae, and Kris Verheyen

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Interactive Effects of Nitrogen and Phosphorus on Soil Microbial Communities in a Tropical Forest, Lei Liu, Tao Zhang, Frank S. Gilliam, Per Gundersen, Wei Zhang, Hao Chen, and Jiangming Mo

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Long-term nitrogen addition decreases carbon leaching in a nitrogen-rich forest ecosystem, X. Lu, Frank S. Gilliam, G. Yu, H. Chen, and J. Mo

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Nutrient Limitation in Three Lowland Tropical Forests in Southern China Receiving High Nitrogen Deposition: Insights from Fine Root Responses to Nutrient Additions, Feifei Zhu, Muneoki Yoh, Frank S. Gilliam, Xiankai Lu, and Jiangming Mo

Research from 2012

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Remarkable resilience of teeth (How are Teeth so Brittle yet so Resilient), Paul J. Constantino

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Microwear, mechanics and the feeding adaptations of Australopithecus africanus, Paul J. Constantino, Craig Byron, Paul C. Dechow, Ian R. Gross, Peter W. Lucas, Brian G. Richmond, Callum R. Ross, Dennis E. Slice, Mark A. Spencer, Dennis S. Strait, Qian Wang, Gerhard W. Weber, Bernard A. Wood, and Barth W. Wright

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Toward the History of Study of Symbiogenesis: On the English Translation of B. M. Kozo-Polyansky’s A New Principle of Biology (1924), Victor Fet

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Euscorpius sicanus (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae) from Tunisia: DNA Barcoding Confirms Ancient Disjunctions Across the Mediterranean Sea, Matthew R. Graham, Pavel Stoev, Nesrine Akkari, Gergin Blagoev, and Victor Fet

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MeCP2 Binds to Nucleosome Free (Linker DNA) Regions and to H3K9/H3K27 Methylated Nucleosomes in the Brain, Anita A. Thambirajah, Marlee K. Ng, Lindsay J. Frehlick, Andra Li, Jason J. Serpa, Evgeniy V. Petrotchenko, Begonia Silva-Moreno, Kristal K. Missiaen, Christoph H. Borchers, J. Adam Hall, Ryan Mackie, Frank Lutz, Brent E. Gowen, Michael Hendzel, Philippe T. Georgel, and Juan Ausio

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Effect of nitrogen fertilization on net nitrogen mineralization in grassland soil of Northern China: implications for grassland management, X. Zhang, Q. Wang, Frank S. Gilliam, W. Bai, X. Han, and L. Li

Research from 2011

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Fracture in teeth—a diagnostic for inferring bite force and tooth function, Paul J. Constantino, Brian R. Lawn, James J.-W. Lee, and Peter W. Lucas

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Adaptation to hard-object feeding in sea otters and hominins, Paul J. Constantino, James J.-W. Lee, Dylan Morris, Peter W. Lucas, Adam Hartstone-Rose, Wah-Keat Lee, Nathaniel J. Dominy, Andrew Cunningham, Mark Wagner, and Brian R. Lawn

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Effects of Nitrogen on Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Nitrate in Streams and Soil Solution of a Central Hardwood Forest, Frank S. Gilliam and Mary Beth Adams

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Eastern Temperate Forests, Frank S. Gilliam, Christine L. Goodale, Linda H. Pardo, Linda H. Geiser, and Erik A. Lilleskov

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Fracture susceptibility of worn teeth, Amanda J. Keown, Mark B. Bush, James Jin-Wu Lee, Chris Ford, Paul J. Constantino, and Brian R. Lawn

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Nitrogen Addition Shapes Soil Phosphorus Availability in Two Reforested Tropical Forests in Southern China, Xiankai Lu, Jiangming Mo, Frank S. Gilliam, Hua Fang, Feifei Zhu, Yunting Fang, Wei Zhang, and Juan Huang

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Effects of experimental nitrogen additions on plant diversity in tropical forests of contrasting disturbance regimes in southern China, Xiankai Lu, Jiangming Mo, Frank S. Gilliam, Guirui Yu, Wei Zhang, Yunting Fang, and Juan Huang

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A new skeleton of the cryptoclidid plesiosaur Tatenectes laramiensis reveals a novel body shape among plesiosaurs, F. Robin O’Keefe, Hallie P. Street, Benjamin C. Wilhelm, Courtney D. Richards, and Helen Zhu

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Effects of nitrogen deposition and empirical nitrogen critical loads for ecoregions of the United States, Linda H. Pardo, Mark E. Fenn, Christine L. Goodale, Linda H. Geiser, Charles T. Driscoll, Edith B. Allen, Jill S. Baron, Roland Bobbink, William D. Bowman, Christopher M. Clark, Bridget Emmett, Frank S. Gilliam, Tara L. Greaver, Sharon J. Hall, Erik A. Lilleskov, Lingli Liu, Jason A. Lynch, Knute J. Nadelhoffer, Steven S. Perakis, Molly J. Robin-Abbott, John L. Stoddard, Kathleen C. Weathers, and Robin L. Dennis

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Synthesis, Linda H. Pardo, Linda H. Geiser, Mark E. Fenn, Charles T. Driscoll, Christine L. Goodale, Edith B. Allen, Jill S. Baron, Roland Bobbink, William D. Bowman, Christopher M. Clark, Bridget Emmett, Frank S. Gilliam, Tara Greaver, Sharon J. Hall, Erik A. Lilleskov, Lingli Liu, Jason A. Lynch, Knute Nadelhoffer, Steven S. Perakis, Molly J. Robin-Abbott, John L. Stoddard, and Kathleen C. Weathers

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Effects of in situ freezing on soil net nitrogen mineralization and net nitrification in fertilized grassland of northern China, X. Zhang, W. Bai, Frank S. Gilliam, Q. Wang, X. Han, and L. Li

Research from 2010

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Global assessment of nitrogen deposition effects on terrestrial plant diversity : a synthesis, R. Bobbink, K. Hicks, J. Galloway, T. Spranger, R. Alkemade, M. Ashmore, M. Bustamante, S. Cinderby, E. Davidson, F. Dentener, B. Emmett, J. W. Erisman, M. Fenn, Frank S. Gilliam, A. Nordin, L. Pardo, and W. DeVries

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Primate Craniofacial Function and Biology, Paul J. Constantino

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Properties of tooth enamel in great apes, Paul J. Constantino, Brian R. Lawn, James J.-W. Lee, Peter W. Lucas, Dylan Morris, and Tanya M. Smith

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Tooth chipping can reveal the diet and bite forces of fossil hominins, Paul J. Constantino, James Jin-Wu Lee, Herzl Chai, Bernhard Zipfel, Charles Ziscovici, Brian R. Lawn, and Peter W. Lucas

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The Braincase of Youngina Capensis (Reptilia, Diapsida): New Insights from High-Resolution CT Scanning of the Holotype, Nicholas M. Gardner, Casey M. Holliday, and F. Robin O’Keefe

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Effects of experimental freezing on soil nitrogen dynamics in soils from a net nitrification gradient in a nitrogen-saturated hardwood forest ecosystem, Frank S. Gilliam, Adam Cook, and Salina Lyter

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Spatial heterogeneity of soil nutrients and plant species in herb-dominated communities of contrasting land use, Frank S. Gilliam and David A. Dick

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Possible Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Age-Related Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis in the F344XBN Rat Heart, Sunil K. Kakarla, Kevin M. Rice, Anjaiah Katta, Satyanarayana Paturi, Miaozong Wu, Madhukar Kolli, Saba Keshavarzian, Kamran Manzoor, Paulette S. Wehner, and Eric R. Blough

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Effects of experimental nitrogen additions on plant diversity in an old-growth tropical forest, Xiankai Lu, Jiangming Mo, Frank S. Gilliam, Guoyi Zhou, and Yunting Fang

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Evidence of pachyostosis in the cryptocleidoid plesiosaur Tatenectes laramiensis from the Sundance Formation of Wyoming, Hallie P. Street and F. Robin O’Keefe

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A new partial skeleton of a cryptocleidoid plesiosaur from the Upper Jurassic Sundance Formation of Wyoming, Benjamin C. Wilhelm and F. Robin O’Keefe

Research from 2009

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The Influence of Fallback Foods on Great Ape Tooth Enamel, Paul J. Constantino, Peter W. Lucas, James J.-W. Lee, and Brian R. Lawn

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The Importance of Fallback Foods in Primate Ecology and Evolution, Paul J. Constantino and Barth W. Wright

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Predicting failure in mammalian enamel, Brian R. Lawn, James Jin-Wu Lee, Paul J. Constantino, and Peter W. Lucas

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Indentation as a Technique to Assess the Mechanical Properties of Fallback Foods, Peter W. Lucas, Paul J. Constantino, Janine Chalk, Charles Ziscovici, Barth W. Wright, Dorothy M. Fragaszy, David A. Hill, James Jin-Wu Lee, Herzl Chai, Brian W. Darvell, and Tony D.B. Yuen

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Morphology and fracture of enamel, Sangwon Myoung, James Lee, Paul J. Constantino, Peter Lucas, Herzl Chai, and Brian Law

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Compilation, Calibration, and Synthesis of Faunal and Floral Radiocarbon Dates, Rancho La Brea, California, F. Robin O’Keefe, Elizabeth V. Fet, and John M. Harris

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Osteology of the cryptocleidoid plesiosaur Tatenectes laramiensis, with comments on the taxonomic status of the Cimoliasauridae, F. Robin O’Keefe and Hallie P. Street

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A plesiosaur containing an ichthyosaur embryo as stomach contents from the Sundance Formation of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, F. Robin O’Keefe, Hallie P. Street, Jean Pierre Cavigelli, John J. Socha, and R. Dennis O'Keefe

Research from 2008

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Mechanical Properties of Plant Underground Storage Organs and Implications for Dietary Models of Early Hominins, Nathaniel J. Dominy, Erin R. Vogel, Justin D. Yeakel, Paul J. Constantino, and Peter W. Lucas

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Dental enamel as a dietary indicator in mammals, Peter Lucas, Paul J. Constantino, Bernard Wood, and Brian Lawn

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Inferences regarding the diet of extinct hominins: structural and functional trends in dental and mandibular morphology within the hominin clade, Peter W. Lucas, Paul J. Constantino, and Bernard A. Wood

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Cranial anatomy and taxonomy of Dolichorhynchops bonneri new combination, a polycotylid (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauria) from the Pierre Shale of Wyoming and South Dakota, F. Robin O’Keefe

Research from 2007

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The Evolution of Zinjanthropus boisei, Paul J. Constantino and Bernard A. Wood

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The Ecological Significance of the Herbaceous Layer in Temperate Forest Ecosystems, Frank S. Gilliam

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Paranthropus boisei: Fifty Years of Evidence and Analysis, Bernard A. Wood and Paul J. Constantino

Research from 2006

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Soil Chemical Response to Experimental Acidification Treatments, Mary Beth Adams, David R. DeWalle, William T. Peterjohn, Frank S. Gilliam, William E. Sharpe, and Karl W.J. Williard

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Acidification and Nutrient Cycling, Mary Beth Adams, William T. Peterjohn, and Frank S. Gilliam

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Vegetation and Acidification, David R. DeWalle, James N. Kochenderfer, Mary Beth Adams, Gary W. Miller, Frank S. Gilliam, Frederica Wood, Stephanie S. Odenwald-Clemens, and William E. Sharpe

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Response of the herbaceous layer of forest ecosystems to excess nitrogen deposition, Frank S. Gilliam

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Effects of Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition on the Herbaceous Layer of a Central Appalachian Hardwood Forest, Frank S. Gilliam, Anne W. Hockenberry, and Mary Beth Adams

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Conservation and restoration of the Pinus palustris ecosystem, Frank S. Gilliam and William J. Platt

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Natural disturbances and the physiognomy of pine savannas : A phenomenological model, Frank S. Gilliam, William J. Platt, and Robert K. Peet

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Neoteny and the Plesiomorphic Condition of the Plesiosaur Basicranium, F. Robin O’Keefe

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Morphologic and Ontogenetic Patterns in Elasmosaur Neck Length, with Comments on the Taxonomic Utility of Neck Length Variables, F. Robin O’Keefe and Norton Hiller

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The vertebrate fauna of the Upper Permian of Niger. IV. Nigerpeton ricqlesi (Temnospondyli: Cochleosauridae), and the Edopoid Colonization of Gondwana, J. Sebastien Steyer, Ross Damiani, Christian A. Sidor, F. Robin O’Keefe, Hans C.E. Larsson, Abdoulaye Maga, and Oumarou Ide

Research from 2005

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Interspecific divergence in foliar nutrient dynamics and stem growth in a temperate forest in response to chronic nitrogen inputs, Jeffrey D. May, Sarah Beth Burdette, Frank S. Gilliam, and Mary Beth Adams

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Interspecific divergence in foliar nutrient dynamics and stem growth in a temperate forest in response to chronic nitrogen inputs, Jeffrey D. May, Sarah Beth Burdette, Frank S. Gilliam, and Mary Beth Adams

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The vertebrate fauna of the Upper Permian of Niger—III, morphology and ontogeny of the hindlimb of Moradisaurus grandis (Reptilia, Captorhinidae), F. Robin O’Keefe, Christian A. Sidor, Hans C. E. Larsson, Abdoulaye Maga, and Oumarou Ide

Research from 2004

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Paranthropus paleobiology, Paul J. Constantino and Bernard A. Wood

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Effects of Silvicultural Practices on Soil Carbon and Nitrogen in a Nitrogen Saturated Central Appalachian (USA) Hardwood Forest Ecosystem, Frank S. Gilliam, David A. Dick, Michelle L. Kerr, and Mary Beth Adams

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On the cranial anatomy of the polycotylid plesiosaurs, including new material of Polycotylus latipinnis, Cope, from Alabama, F. Robin O’Keefe

Research from 2003

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Current Taxonomic Status of the Plesiosaur Pantasaurus Striatus from the Upper Jurassic Sundance Formation, Wyoming, F. Robin O’Keefe and William Wahl Jr.

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Preliminary Report on the Osteology and Relationships of a New Aberrant Cryptocleidoid Plesiosaur from the Sundance Formation, Wyoming, F. Robin O’Keefe and William Wahl Jr.

Research from 2002

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Effects of Harvesting on Herbaceous Layer Diversity of a Central Appalachian Hardwood Forest, Frank S. Gilliam

Research from 2001

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Factors Influencing Spatial Variability in Nitrogen Processing in Nitrogen-Saturated Soils, Frank S. Gilliam, Charles C. Somerville, Nikki L. Lyttle, and Mary Beth Adams

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Temporal and spatial variation of nitrogen transformations in nitrogen-saturated soils of a central Appalachian hardwood forest, Frank S. Gilliam, Bradley M. Yurish, and Mary Beth Adams

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A Cladistic Analysis and Taxonomic Revision of the Plesiosauria (Reptilia: Sauropterygia), F. Robin O’Keefe

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Ecomorphology of plesiosaur flipper geometry, F. Robin O’Keefe

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Inferring and Testing Hypotheses of Cladistic Character Dependence by Using Character Compatibility, F. Robin O’Keefe and Peter J. Wagner

Research from 2000

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Catalog of the Scorpions of the World (1758-1998), Victor Fet, W. David Sissom, Graeme Lowe, and Matt E. Braunwalder

Research from 1991

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Gonadotropin Concentrations, Follicular Development, and Luteal Function in Pituitary Stalk-transfected Ewes Treated with Bovine Follicular Fluid, G. H. Larson, David S. Mallory, R. A. Dailey, and P. E. Lewis

Research from 1986

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Effects of Pituitary Stalk-transection and Type of Barrier on Pituitary and Luteal Function During the Estrous Cycle of the Ewe, David S. Mallory, C. M. Gust, and R. A. Dailey