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Yes. . .I hope there is a finish line. As with many things started with the best of intentions, the ODP (and its heads – particularly me) has gotten waylaid. That said, it would be a shame to let the … Continue reading
Well, this is awkward. Once again we’ve let things lie fallow for far, far too long. We all (= Andy, Mike, and I) feel rotten about it, but more importantly, we now have a finite list of stuff that we … Continue reading
During the extended gestation/hibernation/dormancy of the ODP, a few new papers with relevant data have slipped into circulation, some with ornithischians preserving limb bones, as well as new or updated phylogenetic analyses. So, if you’re looking for a final chance … Continue reading
Local disparity guru and paleontologist Randy Irmis (that’s Randall B. Irmis, Ph.D., if you go by his web page) recently posted a nice long list of recommended readings on the issue of disparity – what it is, how to calculate … Continue reading
Hi, all. Thanks for your patience this spring. Sorry we’ve let things lie fallow for so long. Many thanks to everyone for keeping things ticking over while we were AWOL. Like Andy said in the last post, it’s time to … Continue reading
After all of this work and data accumulation, it’s probably just about time to do the darned analyses and write the darned paper. We’ve had quite a bit of discussion over the last year or so on what this might … Continue reading
In response to a recent query on this blog, ODPer Christian Foth contributed a list of papers potentially relevant to the ODP, specifically limb posture and evolution in ornithischian dinosaurs. It’s important to recognize work that others did before and … Continue reading
It’s bAAAAaaaack! The hiatus has been a long one (far longer than expected), but now it’s time to get the show on the road again. Life has been busy for everyone, but it’s time to make some time for the … Continue reading
It’s taken awhile, but I finally put together a basic phylogeny to provide the evolutionary backbone for our phylogenetically-informed analyses. References (in very abbreviated format – we’ll have to flesh it out more for the paper) are given at the … Continue reading