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Christoph Roher taking a laser photogrammetry photo of a male whale shark's claspers, to determine size at maturity

Photogrammetry of Whale Sharks – Author Interview

We recently published “Laser photogrammetry improves size and demographic estimates for whale sharks”. In this study, author Christoph A. Rohner and his colleagues examine the results of a study on Whale Sharks. Christoph comments on his research and...

Deaner Robert headshot

Sex Difference in Competitiveness – Author Interview

Today we published “Does the sex difference in competitiveness decrease in selective sub-populations? A test with intercollegiate distance runners”. In this blog post, author Robert O. Deaner, and his colleagues discuss the results of a study...

Robert J. Gay

Crosbysaurus from Utah – Author Interview

Today, we published “The first occurrence of the enigmatic archosauriform Crosbysaurus Heckert 2004 from the Chinle Formation of Southern Utah”. In this blog post, Robert Gay comments on his research and experience publishing with us....

ASMR Map. An illustration of the route of ASMR’s tingling sensation. Image shows rear view of the head and upper torso.

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response – Author Interview

We recently published “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR): a flow-like mental state”. In this article, authors Emma L. Barratt and Nick J. Davis discuss their research on Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, “a previously unstudied...

Coauthors David Hone (left, red) and Darren Tanke (right, green) in the Royal Tyrrell Museum with the skull of the tyrannosaur.

Pre- and postmortem tyrannosaurid bite marks – Author Interview

Today we are pleased to have published “Pre- and postmortem tyrannosaurid bite marks on the remains of Daspletosaurus (Tyrannosaurinae: Theropoda) from Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada“. In this crowdsource-funded study, first author David Hone,...

Tschopp Mateus Kaatedocus SMA

The Brontosaurus is Back – Author Interview

Today we are very pleased to publish “A specimen-level phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision of Diplodocidae (Dinosauria, Sauropoda)“. In this article, Emanuel Tschopp and colleagues report on the results of their groundbreaking research on Diplodocidae,...