John J Socha

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gliding flight in the paradise tree snake
    John J Socha
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Nature 418:603-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of size and behavior on aerial performance of two species of flying snakes (Chrysopelea)
    John J Socha
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:1835-47. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A 3-D kinematic analysis of gliding in a flying snake, Chrysopelea paradisi
    John J Socha
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:1817-33. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Becoming airborne without legs: the kinematics of take-off in a flying snake, Chrysopelea paradisi
    John J Socha
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:3358-69. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Biomechanics of turtle shells: how whole shells fail in compression
    Paul M Magwene
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 319:86-98. 2013
  6. pmc Increase in tracheal investment with beetle size supports hypothesis of oxygen limitation on insect gigantism
    Alexander Kaiser
    Department of Basic Sciences, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ 85308, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13198-203. 2007

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Gliding flight in the paradise tree snake
    John J Socha
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Nature 418:603-4. 2002
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  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of size and behavior on aerial performance of two species of flying snakes (Chrysopelea)
    John J Socha
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:1835-47. 2005
    ..paradisi. This study contributes towards understanding how an unconventional body form and kinematics can produce a novel mode of aerial locomotion in a vertebrate glider...
  3. ncbi request reprint A 3-D kinematic analysis of gliding in a flying snake, Chrysopelea paradisi
    John J Socha
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:1817-33. 2005
    ..As in other gliders, C. paradisi is potentially capable of using aerial locomotion to move effectively between trees, chase aerial prey, or avoid predators...
  4. ncbi request reprint Becoming airborne without legs: the kinematics of take-off in a flying snake, Chrysopelea paradisi
    John J Socha
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:3358-69. 2006
    ..Take-off in C. paradisi is qualitatively similar to that in other species of Chrysopelea and may represent a suite of behaviors that preceded the evolution of gliding flight in snakes...
  5. doi request reprint Biomechanics of turtle shells: how whole shells fail in compression
    Paul M Magwene
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 319:86-98. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Increase in tracheal investment with beetle size supports hypothesis of oxygen limitation on insect gigantism
    Alexander Kaiser
    Department of Basic Sciences, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ 85308, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13198-203. 2007
    ....