THE ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN DENTITION
- Lust for Life. MILNER, RICHARD // Natural History;Mar2012, Vol. 120 Issue 3, p28
The article focuses on Charles R. Knight, an artist who painted animals and was the first to depict live dinosaurs. Knight was scouted by paleontologist Henry Fairfield Osborn to consult fellow paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope about the appearance of extinct animals. From these descriptions,...
- What Did Doctor Osborn Retract? LEBUFFE, FRANCIS P. // America;1/11/1930, Vol. 42 Issue 14, p328
The article focuses on the retraction by Henry Fairfield Osborn of the American Museum of Natural History in New York of his belief on the ape-man theory. According to the article, Osborn discovered that the ape-man theory is a myth and that the resemblances pointed out as proofs of direct...
- Skull & bones. McMurran, Kristin // People;1/16/95, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p28
Presents an interview with photojournalist Louie Psihoyos. His `National Geographic' article, `The Fascinating World of Trash'; How his book `Hunting Dinosaurs' evolved; How Psihoyos and his assistant John Knoebber discovered the skull of paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope; More.
- Dinosaur fossil-hunters. Parker, Steve // Dinosaurs (1-59084-464-5);2003, p18
Many dinosaurs were found in the U.S. in the 1870s-90s by Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope. Marsh and Cope were great rivals, each one trying to find bigger, better, and more dinosaur fossils than the other. The rivalry between Marsh and Cope extended to bribing people to smash...
- Further Notes on the Nomenclature of Middle Toads (Bufonidae). Frost, Darrel R.; Mendelson III, Joseph R.; Pramuk, Jennifer // Copeia;Jun2009, Vol. 2009 Issue 2, p418
The article provides additional information about the nomenclature of Central American toads known as bufonidae. The name Cranophryne was given to bufonidae by E. D. Cope in one of his studies. D. R. Frost and colleagues applied the generic name Ollotis for bufonidae as the name Cranopsis was...
- Fighting Words! Rosinsky, Natalie M. // Odyssey;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p32
The article presents information on several scientist feuds, including those between philosopher Thomas Hobbes and mathematician John Wallis, scientists Charles Darwin and Thomas Huxley, and paleontologists Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope.
- Cope's law or rule (19th century) Biology. // Dictionary of Theories;2002, p121
Information on Cope's law or rule is presented, as it is used in biology. The concept is named after the palaeontologist Edward Drinker Cope and states that phyletic lineages have a tendency to be founded by small-sized organism and that organisms tend to increase in size through evolutionary time.
- Exciting Discoveries. Goldish, Meish // Fossil Feud: Marsh & Cope's Bone Wars;2007, p10
A section of the book "Fossil Feud: Marsh & Cope's Bone Wars" is presented, which discusses two fossil discoveries. The first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton had been dug up in a huge pit in New Jersey in 1858. Doctor Joseph Leidy studied and named the dinosaur Hadrosaurus. Edward Drinker Cope...
- The Bone Wars Begin. Goldish, Meish // Fossil Feud: Marsh & Cope's Bone Wars;2007, p12
A section of the book "Fossil Feud: Marsh & Cope's Bone Wars" is presented, which discusses how the bone wars began. In 1868, Edward Drinker Cope introduced Othniel Charles Marsh to the workers who had found the bones in the New Jersey marl pits. Both Marsh and Cope searched for bones and worked...