Publications

Members of ICAL have published in a range of high ranking, internationally respected journals including: Science, Nature, Nature Communications, PNAS, Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B., Journal of the Royal Society Interface, and Biology Letters. The ICAL senior management team - Professor Roy Wogelius, Professor Andrew Chamberlain, Dr Mike Buckley, Dr Russell Garwood, Dr Robert Sansom, Professor Phillip Manning, and Regius Professor Philip Withers -  have published in excess of 150 peer-reviewed papers in the past three years.

The ICAL Pure Project has a publication list for the centre, as well as details of news coverage and grants awarded to ICAL members. 

Recent highlights

Brazeau, M., Giles, S., Dearden, R., Jerve, A., Ariunchimeg, Y., Zorig, E., Sansom, R., Guillerme, T. and Castiello, M., 2020. Endochondral bone in an Early Devonian 'placoderm'from Mongolia. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

DePalma, R. A., Smit, J., Burnham, D., Kuiper, K., Manning, P., Oleinik, A., ... Alvarez, W. 2019. A seismically induced onshore surge deposit at the KPg boundary, North Dakota. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(14), 1-10. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1817407116

Douka, K., Slon, V., Jacobs, Z., Ramsey, C. B., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Buckley, M. ... Higham, T. 2019. Age estimates for hominin fossils and the onset of the Upper Palaeolithic at Denisova Cave. Nature, 565(7741), 640-644. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0870-z

Halffman, C.M., Potter, B.A., McKinney, H.J., Tsutaya, T., Finney, B.P., Kemp, B.M., Bartelink, E.J., Wooller, M.J., Buckley, M., Clark, C.T. and Johnson, J.J., 2020. Ancient Beringian paleodiets revealed through multiproxy stable isotope analyses. Science Advances, 6(36), p.eabc1968.

Jiang, B., Zhao, T., Regnault, S., Edwards, N.P., Kohn, S.C., Li, Z., Wogelius, R.A., Benton, M.J. and Hutchinson, J.R., 2017. Cellular preservation of musculoskeletal specializations in the Cretaceous bird Confuciusornis. Nature Communications, 8, p.14779.

Jones, K.E., Angielczyk, K.D. and Pierce, S.E., 2019. Stepwise shifts underlie evolutionary trends in morphological complexity of the mammalian vertebral column. Nature communications, 10.

Jones, K.E., Gonzalez, S., Angielczyk, K.D. and Pierce, S.E., 2020. Regionalization of the axial skeleton predates functional adaptation in the forerunners of mammals. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4(3), pp.470-478.

Kane, I.A., Clare, M.A., Miramontes, E., Wogelius, R., Rothwell, J.J., Garreau, P. and Pohl, F., 2020. Seafloor microplastic hotspots controlled by deep-sea circulation. Science, 368(6495), pp.1140-1145.

Keating, J.N., Marquart, C.L., Marone, F. and Donoghue, P.C., 2018. The nature of aspidin and the evolutionary origin of bone. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2(9), p.1501.

Keating, J.N., Sansom, R.S., Sutton, M.D., Knight, C.G. and Garwood, R.J., 2020. Morphological phylogenetics evaluated using novel evolutionary simulations. Systematic Biology.

Knoll, F., Chiappe, L.M., Sanchez, S., Garwood, R.J., Edwards, N.P., Wogelius, R.A., Sellers, W.I., Manning, P.L., Ortega, F., Serrano, F.J. and Marugán-Lobón, J., 2018. A diminutive perinate European Enantiornithes reveals an asynchronous ossification pattern in early birds. Nature communications, 9(1), p.937.

Manning, P. L, Edwards, N. P., Bergmann, U., Anné, J., Sellers, W. I., van Veelen, A., Sokaras, D., Egerton, V. M., Alonso-Mori, R., Ignatyev, K., van Dongen, B., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S., Knoll, F. and Wogelius, R. 2019. Pheomelanin pigment remnants mapped in fossils of an extinct mammal. Nature Communications, 2019; 10 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10087-2

Miyashita, T. S., Coates, M. I., Farrar, R., Larson, P., Manning, P., Wogelius, R. A., ... Currie, P. J. 2019. Hagfish from the Cretaceous Tethys Sea and a reconciliation of the morphological–molecular conflict in early vertebrate phylogeny. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1814794116

Nabawy, M.R.A., Sivalingam, G., Garwood, R.J., Crowther, W.J., and Sellers, W.I. 2018. Energy and time optimal trajectories in exploratory jumps of the spider Phidippus regius. Scientific Reports, 8 (1): 7142. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-25227-9.

Parry, L.A., Boggiani, P.C., Condon, D.J., Garwood, R.J., Leme, J. de M., McIlroy, D., Brasier, M.D., Trindade, R., Campanha, G.A.C., Pacheco, M.L.A.F., Diniz, C.Q.C., and Liu, A.G. 2017. Ichnological evidence for meiofaunal bilaterians from the terminal Ediacaran and earliest Cambrian of Brazil. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1 (10): 1455–1464. doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0301-9.

Randle, E. and Sansom, R.S., 2019. Bite marks and predation of fossil jawless fish during the rise of jawed vertebrates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 286(1917), p.20191596.

Sallan, L., Friedman, M., Sansom, R.S., Bird, C.M. and Sansom, I.J., 2018. The nearshore cradle of early vertebrate diversification. Science, 362(6413), pp.460-464.

Sansom, R.S., Choate, P.G., Keating, J.N. and Randle, E., 2018. Parsimony, not Bayesian analysis, recovers more stratigraphically congruent phylogenetic trees. Biology letters, 14(6), p.20180263.

Wang, B., Dunlop, J.A., Selden, P.A., Garwood, R.J., Shear, W.A., Müller, P. and Lei, X., 2018. Cretaceous arachnid Chimerarachne yingi gen. et sp. nov. illuminates spider origins. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2(4), p.614.

Yang, J., Ortega-Hernández, J., Legg, D.A., Lan, T., Hou, J., and Zhang, X. 2018. Early Cambrian fuxianhuiids from China reveal origin of the gnathobasic protopodite in euarthropods. Nature Communications, 9 (1): 470. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02754-z.

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