It’s a little difficult to keep up with individual blog posts for every paper I read for #365papers, for for the next three months you can expect one summary post per month, just like this one…
#365papers for June 2017
152 – June 1 – Coral, coral, how does your skeleton grow?
153 – June 2 – Selection on pigmentation and rapid evolution of finches.
154 – June 3 – Genetic source of “Naked Foal Sydrome” in Akhal-Teke horses.
Bauer, Hiemesch, jagannathan, Neuditschko, Bachmann, Rieder, Mikko, Penedo, Tarasova, Vitkova, Sirtori, Roccabianca, Leeb, and Welle, 2017, A nonsense variant in the ST14 gene in Akhal-Teke horses with naked foal syndrome: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, v. 7. p. 1315-1321.
155 – June 4 – A Cretaceous hatchling bird preserved in amber.
Xing, O’Connor, McKellar, Chiappe, Tseng, Li, and Bai, 2017, A mid-Cretaceous enantiornithine (Aves) hatchling preserved in Burmese amber with unusual plumage: Gondwana Research, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2017.06.001
156 – June 5 – To feather tyrannosaurids, or not to feather tyrannosaurids. That is the question.
157 – June 6 – Species divergence and plate tectonics since the breakup of Pangaea.
158 – June 7 – Whence come Homo sapiens?
Hublin, Ben-Ncer, Bailey, Freidline, Neubauer, Skinner, Bergmann, le Cabec, Benazzi, Harvati, and Gunz, 2017, New fossils from Jebel Irhoud, Morocco and the pan-African origin of Homo sapiens: Nature, v. 546, p. 289-292.
159 – June 8 – The oldest Homo sapiens.
Richter, Grun, Joannes-Boyau, Steele, Amani, Rue, Fernandes, Raynal, Geraads, Ben-Ncer, Hublin and McPherron, 2017, The age of the hominin fossils from Jebel Irhoud, Morocco, and the origins of the Middle Stone Age: Nature, v. 546, p. 293-296.
160 – June 9 – Bending a oceanic mountain chain.
161 – June 10 – Science-speak and why it’s not “just a theory.”
162 – June 11 – Do hair and feathers have the same origin as fish scales?
163 – June 12 – The importance of finding the same cynodont (early ancestor of mammals) in both Africa and Brazil.
Martinelli, Kammerer, Melo, Neto, Ribeiro, Da-Rosa, Schultz and Soares, 2017, The African cynodont Aleodon (Cynodontia, Probainognathia) in the Triassic of southern Brazil and its biostratigraphic significance: PlosONE, v. 12:e0177948
164 – June 13 – The art of science instruments in learning.
165 – June 14 – The skull and teeth of Bison antiquus.
Chandler, 1916, A study of the skull and dentition of Bison antiquus Leidy, with special reference to material from the Pacific coast: Bulletin of the Department of Geology, University of Californian Publications, v. 9, p. 121-135.
166 – June 15 – Timing of growth of teeth in the jaw of a Bison, and how this relates to isotopes.
Gadbury, Todd, Jahren, and Amundson, 2000, Spatial and temporal variations in the isotopic composition of Bison tooth enamel from the Early Holocene Hudson-Meng Bone ed, Nebraska: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 157, p. 79-93.
167 – June 16 – Bison in North America during the Pleistocene.
168 – June 17 – Pleistocene mammals from the White Mesa mine, New Mexico.
Morgan and Rinehart, 2007, Late Pleistocene (Rancholabrean) mammals from fissure deposits in the Jurassic Todilto Formation, White Mesa mine, Sandoval County, north-central New Mexico: New Mexico Geology, v. 29, p. 39-51.
169 – June 18 – What is Bison?
170 – June 19 – Darren Naish gets his own fish.
171 – June 20 – Heeeere kitty-kitty-kitty.
172 – June 21 – Gradual CO2 change causes abrupt changes to ocean circulation.
173 – June 22 – Looking in the head of a South American theropod.
Paulina-Carabajal, and Filippi, 2017, Neuroanatomy of the abelisaurid theropod Viavenator: the most complete reconstruction of a cranial endocast and inner ear for a South American representative of the clade: Cretaceous Research, DOI:10.1016/j.cretres.2017.06.013
174 – June 23 – How stable is bridgmanite in the middle mantle?
Shim, Grocholski, Ye, Alp, Xu, Morgan, Meng, Prakapenka, 2017, Stability of ferrous-iron-rich bridgmanite under reducing midmantle conditions: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1614036114
175 – June 24 – Fossil Bison from an arroyo trap.
176 – June 25 – Evolution of Bison in the Holocene.
177 – June 26 – Not all horses are Equus.
178 – June 27 – Whence the brachiopods?
179 – June 28 – Wait. So how are all the horses related?
Weinstock, Willerslev, Sher, Tong, Ho, Rubenstien, Storer, Burns, Martin, Bravi, Prieto, Froese, Scott, Xulong, and Cooper, 2005, Evolution, systematics, and plylogeography of Pleistocene horses in the New World: a molecular perspective: PlosBiology, v. 3:e241
180 – June 29 – Oxygen isotopes from siderite (iron carbonate – FeCO3) and how they relate to temperature.
Carothers, Adami, and Rosenbauer, 1988, Experimental oxygen isotope fractionation between siderite-water and phosphoric acid liberated CO2-siderite: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 52, p. 2445-2450.
181 – June 30 – What do microbes do to isotopes of oxygen in siderite?