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  1. octobot

    [Biology & Species] Specialization for rapid excitation in fast squid tentacle muscle involves action potentials absent in ...

    From jeb.biologists.org: Specialization for rapid excitation in fast squid tentacle muscle involves action ... which like most cephalopod muscle fibers are obliquely striated and have ... has been demonstrated in octopus arm muscle (Rokni and Hochner, 2002; ... Continue reading...
  2. Steve O'Shea

    Palatine tooth talk and ammonites

    Here's a condensed (frame grab) presentation of a powerpoint talk Kat just gave at this year's CIAC conference in Spain. Sorry about the resolution on some of the frames (and it really needs dialogue to go with it). It's just because of the recent interest in ammonite aptychii/jaws/beaks...
  3. Fujisawas Sake

    Age vs. Theoretical Growth Limit

    Hello All! Does anyone know about the theoretical growth limit of Architeuthis or Mesonchyoteuthis? Do cephs in general grow to a limit, then stop growth (a sharp curve that reaches a limit) or do they continue to grow throughout their lifetime (a sharp curve that levels off but continues to...
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