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In a number of recent studies we used computer modeling to investigate the evolution of muscle leverage (moment arms) and function in extant and extinct archosaur lineages (crocodilians, dinosaurs including birds and pterosaurs). These studies sought to quantify...

["Bioengineering","Evolutionary Studies","Paleontology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1151v1
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We developed a three-dimensional, biomechanical computer model of the 36 major pelvic limb muscle groups in an ostrich (Struthio camelus) to investigate muscle function in this, the largest of extant birds and model organism for many studies of locomotor mechanics,...

["Bioengineering","Computational Biology","Zoology","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.513v1
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Growth of ice on surfaces poses a challenge for both organisms and for devices that come into contact with liquids below the freezing point. Resistance of some organisms to ice formation and growth, either in subtidal environments (e.g. Antarctic anchor ice), or...

["Bioengineering","Biophysics","Marine Biology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.425v1
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