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Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Kevin Padian and Ellen-Therese Lamm (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

The microscopic examination of fossilized bone tissue is a sophisticated and increasingly important analytical tool for understanding the life history of ancient organisms. This book provides an ... More


Retina and Optic Centers of Cephalopods

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This section contains a gallery of original Cajal drawings pertaining to the retina and optic centers in cephalopods.


Supplementary Figures

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This section contains a gallery of supplementary figures based on original drawings of Cajal.


Optic Lobe of Lower Vertebrates

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This section contains a gallery of original Cajal drawings pertaining to the optic lobe of lower vertebrates.


Sauropod Histology: Microscopic Views on the Lives of Giants

Kristina Curry Rogers and Gregory M. Erickson

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/9780520246232.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter addresses the sauropod growth rates from the perspectives of bone histology, long bone growth, and developmental mass. It provides an overview of the evidence from living and fossil ... More


Functional appliances

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy

in Illustrated Questions in Orthodontics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198714828
eISBN:
9780191916793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714828.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Question 4.1 What is this? How frequently does it occur? What causes it? Describe the mechanism and timing of palatal shelf closure.


Why Study the Bone Microstructure of Fossil Tetrapods?

Padian Kevin

in Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter discusses the “four signals” of bone histology: ontogeny, phylogeny, mechanics, and environment. These “signals” help us to make sense of the kinds of variation seen in the bone tissues ... More


Selection Of Specimens

Padian Kevin, Lamm Ellen-Thèrése, and Werning Sarah

in Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter discusses the main factors that students must consider when selecting specimens for histological study: the relevance to a given research question; which specimens to choose and why; ... More


Preparation and Sectioning of Specimens

Ellen-Thérèse Lamm

in Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter discusses the preparation and sectioning of specimens for histological study. It covers setting up and maintaining a paleohistology lab; preparing the specimen for research; making ... More


Analysis of Growth Rates

Lee Andrew H., Huttenlocker Adam K., Padian Kevin, and Woodward Holly N.

in Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of various types of growth measurements including mass, length, time, and osteohistological texture. It explains the intensity of measurement, ... More


Research Applications and Integration

Padian Kevin, Boef Miara Maria de, Larsson Hans C.E., Wilson Laura, and Bromage Timothy

in Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter addresses some of the questions and issues associated with the “four signals” of bone histology, with the aim of actuating further research. It discusses how knowledge in ... More


Techniques and Applications

F. Brian Eddy and Richard D. Handy

in Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fishes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199540945
eISBN:
9780191774584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540945.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

Central to studies on fish ecophysiology are the conventional field-based and laboratory techniques. However, these will increasingly be supplemented by cell-based techniques and integrated with ... More


Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Javier DeFelipe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Cajal’s Neuronal Forest: Science and Art continues the tradition set forth in the 2009 publication Cajal’s Butterflies of the Soul: Science and Art. This new compilation contains a vastly large ... More


Biological Individuality and Enkapsis: From Martin Heidenhain’s Synthesiology to the Völkisch National Community

Olivier Rieppel

in Biological Individuality: Integrating Scientific, Philosophical, and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226446318
eISBN:
9780226446592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446592.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Enkapsis shows biological individuality to be hierarchically structured, and to be grounded not in intrinsic essential properties, but in relational properties, most notably the property of descent, ... More


Cerebral Cortex and Olfactory Apparatus

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This section contains a gallery of original Cajal drawings pertaining to the cerebral cortex and olfactory apparatus.


Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This section contains a gallery of original Cajal drawings pertaining to the degeneration and regeneration of the nervous system.


Insect Brain: Visual System

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This section contains a gallery of original Cajal drawings pertaining to the visual systems of the insect brain.


The Scientific Atmosphere in Cajal’s Times

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Section A focuses on the scientific atmosphere in Cajal’s times and, in particular, on the history of the neuron and the anatomical challenge of the study of neuronal connections.


The Golden Era for Artistic Creativity in Neuroscience

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Section B focuses on the artistic skills and emotions of Cajal and other important pioneers in neuroscience, using their own words to describe the artistic emotions they experienced when visualizing ... More


Spinal Cord

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This section contains a gallery of original Cajal drawings pertaining to the spinal cord.


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