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Timing of peak bone mass in Caucasian females and its implication for the prevention of osteoporosis. Inference from a cross-sectional model.
To determine the timing of peak bone mass and density, we conducted a cross-sectional study of bone mass measurements in 265 premenopausal Caucasian females, aged 8-50 yr. Bone mass and bone mineralExpand
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A new lizard assemblage from the earliest eocene (Zone Wa0) of the bighorn basin, wyoming, USA: Biogeography during the warmest interval of the cenozoic
Synopsis Despite two decades of research into the earliest Eocène fossils of the Rocky Mountain interior of North America, almost nothing is known of the squamates (lizards and snakes) from thisExpand
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Eocene Lizards of the Clade Geiseltaliellus from Messel and Geiseltal, Germany, and the Early Radiation of Iguanidae (Reptilia: Squamata)
ABSTRACT The historical biogeography of the lizard clade Iguanidae is complicated. In addition to difficulties within the New World, where most of the more than 900 living species are found, twoExpand
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A new lithographic limestone deposit in the Upper Cretaceous Austin Group at El Rosario, county of Múzquiz, Coahuila, northeastern Mexico
At El Rosario, 170 km WNW of Muzquiz in northern Coahuila, Mexico, alternating evenly layered platy limestone and fi ssile marly limestone of late Turonian-early Coniacian age (Late Cretaceous)Expand
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Earliest African Record of the Varanus Stem-Clade (Squamata: Varanidae) from the Early Oligocene of Egypt
KRISTER T. SMITH,",* BHART-ANJAN S. BHULLAR,2't and PATRICIA A. HOLROYD3; 1Vertebrate Paleontology Lab, J. J. Pickle Research Campus, 10100 Burnet Rd. Bldg. 6, The University of Texas, Austin,Expand
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New constraints on the evolution of the snake clades Ungaliophiinae, Loxocemidae and Colubridae (Serpentes), with comments on the fossil history of erycine boids in North America
Abstract The Medicine Pole Hills of North Dakota, USA, afford an excellent view of an Eocene fauna in the Rocky Mountain interior prior to the climatic deterioration of the earliest Oligocene. IExpand
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A DIVERSE NEW ASSEMBLAGE OF LATE EOCENE SQUAMATES ( REPTILIA ) FROM THE CHADRON FORMATION OF NORTH DAKOTA ,
The current fossil record of squamates across the Eocene/Oligocene boundary in central North America is perplexing in that it shows a marked increase in species richness in response to climaticExpand
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THE LONG-TERM HISTORY OF DISPERSAL AMONG LIZARDS IN THE EARLY EOCENE: NEW EVIDENCE FROM A MICROVERTEBRATE ASSEMBLAGE IN THE BIGHORN BASIN OF WYOMING, USA
Early Eocene mammal faunas of North America were transformed by intercontinental dispersal at the Paleo- cene-Eocene boundary, but lizard faunas from the earliest Eocene of the same area wereExpand
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MESSEL - An Ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem
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From tree to shining sea: taphonomy of the arboreal lizard Geiseltaliellus maarius from Messel, Germany
Much has been written about the palaeoenvironment of the middle Eocene fossil Lagerstätte of Messel, Germany, and of the taphonomy of the vertebrates found in it, but taphonomic phenomena among theExpand
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