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Growth and Diversification Patterns

Marcelo Sánchez

in Embryos in Deep Time: The Rock Record of Biological Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271937
eISBN:
9780520952300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271937.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Fossils potentially provide direct evidence on how changes in growth strategies may have affected diversification patterns in geologic time. New strategies may have allowed some species to exploit ... More


Inner Senses and the Changing Face of Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Kevin Heffernan

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses significant trends in contemporary Hong Kong horror film including the growing importance of transnational co-productions, export markets, and a fertile cross-breeding of ... More


Evolution and Biogeography of Primates: A New Model Based on Molecular Phylogenetics, Vicariance, and Plate Tectonics

Michael Heads

in Molecular Panbiogeography of the Tropics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271968
eISBN:
9780520951808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271968.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

A new model of primate evolution is presented, based on recent molecular phylogenies of the group. The phylogenetic and geographic breaks at the Atlantic Ocean (isolating New World monkeys) and at ... More


Phylogenetic and Taxic Perspectives on Sauropod Diversity

Paul Upchurch and Paul M. Barrett

in The Sauropods: Evolution and Paleobiology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246232
eISBN:
9780520932333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246232.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores the taxic and phylogenetic estimates of sauropod diversity. It specifically provides the alternative estimates of sauropod lineage diversity and evaluates the implications of ... More


Dinosaur Extinction

J. David Archibald and David E. Fastovsky

in The Dinosauria

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242098
eISBN:
9780520941434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242098.003.0033
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The disappearance of nonavian dinosaurs is only a small part of a greater class of extinctions known as “mass extinctions.” Mass extinctions are global events characterized by unusually high rates of ... More


Geologic History

Richard P. Hilton

in Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233157
eISBN:
9780520928459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233157.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides a history of the tectonic processes in Mesozoic California and discusses the marine depositional setting in which Mesozoic reptiles were fossilized. It covers the three periods ... More


Reboot, Requel, Legacyquel: Jurassic World and the Nostalgia Franchise

Kathleen Loock

in Film Reboots

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474451369
eISBN:
9781474490641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451369.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ‘nostalgia’ reboot, a serial form that restarts a franchise at the same time that it preserves and celebrates its past. It identifies films like The Force Awakens and Creed ... More


The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush: Museums and Paleontology in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Paul D. Brinkman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074726
eISBN:
9780226074733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074733.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The so-called “Bone Wars” of the 1880s, which pitted Edward Drinker Cope against Othniel Charles Marsh in a frenzy of fossil collection and discovery, may have marked the introduction of dinosaurs to ... More


Let’s Make the Weather: Chaos Comes to Hollywood

J. D. Connor

in The Studios after the Studios: Neoclassical Hollywood (1970-2010)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804790772
eISBN:
9780804794749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790772.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Hollywood mantra is “Nobody Knows Anything.” Faced with a bottomless pit of risk, studios are always looking for insurance policies—hot writers, stars, genres; complex financing deals; accounting ... More


Introduction

in The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush: Museums and Paleontology in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074726
eISBN:
9780226074733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074733.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the second Jurassic dinosaur rush—a fierce contest to find, collect, and exhibit the world's first and (ideally) largest sauropod dinosaur. The ... More


Scientists Wage Bitter Warfare

in The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush: Museums and Paleontology in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074726
eISBN:
9780226074733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074733.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The first American Jurassic dinosaur rush began in April 1877, when Arthur Lakes and Henry C. Beckwith unearthed gigantic bones from a now-famous hogback ridge near Morrison, Colorado. Lakes sent ... More


Fossil Wonders of the West

in The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush: Museums and Paleontology in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074726
eISBN:
9780226074733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074733.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Henry Fairfield Osborn resented every success the Carnegie Museum enjoyed in the Wyoming Jurassic in 1899, a locality entered previously by his own institution. He particularly envied their ... More


An Archaeology of Artificial Life, Underwater

Stefan Helmreich

in Genesis Redux: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Artificial Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226720807
eISBN:
9780226720838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720838.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how current designers of artificial creatures place their creations in a medium in order to make them seem lifelike, and provides a commentary on the practice of finding ... More


Last Days in the Jurassic

in The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush: Museums and Paleontology in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074726
eISBN:
9780226074733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074733.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By 1905, the American Museum's Department of Vertebrate Paleontology (DVP) had accumulated an enormous quantity of Jurassic dinosaurs of many different types, from gigantic sauropods to small, ... More


Conclusion: What's the Rush?

in The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush: Museums and Paleontology in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074726
eISBN:
9780226074733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074733.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The second Jurassic dinosaur rush was a race among America's museum paleontologists to find the largest and finest sauropod dinosaur and to mount it for exhibit in a lifelike pose. Great size was ... More


From the Mole to the Dinosaur: Global Nostalgia and the Ambivalences of Late- and Postcommunist Children’s Media Culture

in Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with an exploration of the human fascination with dinosaurs and their imaginary influences and references on children and communism. It examines the nostalgic turn that has ... More


Getting Dirty: What Charcoal Can tell us

Andrew C. Scott

in Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198734840
eISBN:
9780191916847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734840.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Most of us are familiar with charcoal from sketching with it at school, or using charcoal bricks for a barbecue. You will have noticed that it got your hands dirty, that it is brittle, and that it ... More


Fire, Flowers, and Dinosaurs

Andrew C. Scott

in Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198734840
eISBN:
9780191916847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734840.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

The Mesozoic Era is the geological interval comprising the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods, and it is best known for the rise and fall of the dinosaurs. The Mesozoic began around 250 ... More


Making (Bio)Logical Connections

Subrata Dasgupta

in The Second Age of Computer Science: From Algol Genes to Neural Nets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190843861
eISBN:
9780197559826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843861.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

At first blush, computing and biology seem an odd couple, yet they formed a liaison of sorts from the very first years of the electronic digital computer. Following a seminal paper published in ... More


The evolutionary significance of mass extinctions

Tony Hallam

in Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities: The causes of mass extinctions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198524977
eISBN:
9780191916434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198524977.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

Darwin was firmly of the opinion that biotic interactions, such as competition for food and space – the ‘struggle for existence’ – were of considerably greater importance in promoting evolution and ... More


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