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    • The Functional Morphology of Hard-Prey Crushing Teeth 

      Crofts, Stephanie B.
      Durophagy is the consumption of hard-shelled prey-items, like shelled molluscs and crustaceans with hard exoskeletons. In order to break these hard shells, organisms need to be able to generate large bite-forces, which ...
    • Temperature gradients drive functional heterogeneity within muscle 

      George, Nicole Tasnin (2012-09-13)
      During locomotion, muscles respond to an animal's varying need for speed, endurance, strength, and agility. Therefore, in addition to operating as motors, muscles also act as brakes, springs, and struts. Interestingly, if ...