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Cooper Lab Publications

  • 2012. Cooper, L.N., Cretekos, C.J., and Sears, K.E. The evolution and development of mammalian flight. WIREs Developmental Biology 1:773–779. doi: 10.1002/wdev.50
  • 2012. Cooper, L.N., Thewissen, J.G.M., Bajpai, S., and Tiwari, B.N. Morphology and locomotion of the Eocene raoellid Indohyus (Artiodactyla: Mammalia). Historical Biology 24(3): 279-310.
  • 2011. Sears, K.E., Bormet, A., Rockwell, A., Powers, L.E., Cooper, L.N., and Wheeler, M. Developmental basis of mammalian digit reduction: A case study in pigs. Evolution and Development 13(3): 533-541.
  • 2011. Stevens, N.J., Eastman, J.T., Odunze, S.O., Cooper, L.N., and Obi, G.C. Paleocene ichthyofauna and paleoenvironmental setting, Imo Formation, southeastern Nigeria. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie 260(3): 289-296.
  • 2011. Cooper L.N., Armfield, B.A., Thewissen, J.G.M. Fins and limbs: patterns of morphological variation during development. pp. 238-255 In Hallgrímsson, B. and Hall, B.K. (Eds.) Epigenetics: Linking Genotype and Phenotype in Development and Evolution.
  • 2010. Cooper, L.N. and J.G.M. Thewissen. Indohyus and the origin of whales. 2010 Yearbook of Science and Technology.
  • 2009. Cooper L.N., J.G.M. Thewissen, and S.T. Hussain. New Early-Middle Eocene archaeocetes Pakicetidae and Remingtonocetidae: Cetacea) from the Kuldana Formation of Northern Pakistan. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(4): 1289-1299.
  • 2009. Whiso K., B.N. Tiwari, S. Bajpai, L.N. Cooper and J.G.M. Thewissen. A fossil mammal from marine Eocene strata (Jaintia Group) of the Mikir Hills, Assam, Northeastern India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 54(1): 111-114.
  • 2009. Thewissen J.G.M., Cooper, L.N., George, C., and S. Bajpai. From land to water: the origin of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Evolution: Education and Outreach 2: 272–288.
  • 2009. Mellor L., L.N. Cooper, J. Torres, R.L., and Brownell, Jr. Paedomorphic ossification in porpoises with an emphasis on the vaquita (Phocoena sinus). Aquatic Mammals 35(2): 193-202.
  • 2009. Thewissen J.G.M., Cooper L.N., Clementz M., Bajpai S., and Tiwari B.N. Thewissen et al. reply. Nature 458, E5 (on-line only DOI: 10.1038/nature07775).
  • 2009. Cooper L.N. and S.D. Dawson. The trouble with flippers: a report on the prevalence of digital anomalies in Cetacea. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 155(3): 722-735.
  • 2009. Cooper L.N. Forelimb anatomy. In: WF Perrin, B Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds).  pp. 449 452. Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, 2nd Ed.  San Diego: Academic Press (Elsevier).
  • 2008. Cooper L.N., A. Lee, M.L. Taper, and J.R. Horner.  Rapid growth of the hadrosaur Hypacrosaurus reflects direct and indirect effects of predation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275: 2609-2615.
  • 2008. Cooper L.N., N. Sedano, S. Johannson, B. May, J. Brown, C.M. Holliday, and F.E. Fish. Hydrodynamic performance of the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) flipper. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 1859-1867.
  • 2007. Thewissen J.G.M., Cooper L.N., Clementz M., Bajpai S., and Tiwari B.N. Whales originated from aquatic artiodactyls: the Eocene raoellids from India. Nature 450: 1190-1194.
  • 2007. Cooper L.N., S.D. Dawson, J.S. Reidenberg, and A. Berta. Neuromuscular anatomy and evolution of the cetacean forelimb. Anatomical Record 209(9): 1121-1137.
  • 2007. Cooper L.N., A. Berta,S.D. Dawson, and J.S. Reidenberg. Evolution of hyperphalangy and digit reduction in the cetacean manus. Anatomical Record 209(6): 654-672.

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