Author Archives: Heinrich Mallison
Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. At the Tierpark Berlin on Monday I had to go to the elephant and rhino (and siren!) house. My kids love playing in there; they have small wooden elephants you can climb and sit on, and … Continue reading
Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Today, I’ll finally explain a bit about the sneak previews I recently posted. All goes back to a crazy idea I had a long time ago, which I have elaborated on publicly for the first time … Continue reading
Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Common frogs (Rana temporaria) in my garden. See instance from 2012.
Dieser Beitrag aud Deutsch. It has been deathly quiet here, because I was desperately trying to finish my paper. It was due on April 30, and that deadline wooshed by spectacularly. However, I managed to get the thing into a … Continue reading
Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. the fiddling pays off: hind limb muscles of Plateosaurus engelhardti, with some corrections made following hints from my colleagues Vivian Allen and John R. ‘The Hutch’ Hutchinson, and with wrapping objects in. This one is ready … Continue reading
It is that time of year: all palaeontologists in the English-speaking world try to predict the future, and know now what brand-new and interesting research results they will have found by late fall. That’s for submitting an abstract for the … Continue reading
Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Lately, I’ve been trying to do a photographic inventory of all sorts of garden-variety bird. Our garden, that is. And suddenly sheer dumb luck handed me prime photo opportunities. A Siskinvasion! Ever since a squirrel tilted … Continue reading
Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. fiddling with a SIMM model. I am adding the wrap objects that make sure muscles do not run through bones or other muscles. And let me tell you: it is a bother!
Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. So there is a recent paper out in PLOS ONE by Georgi et al. They hypothesise that semicircular ducts scale closely with head size, testing this on dinosaurs. What’s a semicircular canal? Read up on it … Continue reading
Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. This part of the Palaeontology of SW Germany series has arrived at a deep low in the number of vertebrates shown, and it is time I fight my way through the rest of the spineless stuff … Continue reading