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Peer Reviewed Articles in Journals

Peer reviewed articles in journals:

Eggs B, Birkhold AI, Röhrle O, Betz O (2018): Structure and function of the musculoskeletal ovipositor system of an ichneumonid wasp. BMC Zoology 3: 12. doi: 10.1186/s40850-018-0037-2

Bugra Özdemir, Pouyan Asgharzadeh, Annette I. Birkhold, Stefanie J. Mueller, Oliver Röhrle & Ralf Reski (2018): Cytological analysis and structural quantification of FtsZ1-2 and FtsZ2-1 network characteristics in Physcomitrella patens. Scientific Reports 8, Article number: 11165 (2018), DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-29284-y

Lauer C, Schmier S, Speck T, Nickel KG (2018): Strength-size relationships in two porous biological materials, Acta Biomaterialica, in press, available online 5 July 2018, https://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.actbio.2018.07.010

Paul D, Radde N (2018): The role of stochastic sequestration dynamics for intrinsic noise filtering in signaling network motifs. Journal of Theoretical Biology 455 , 86-96.

Grun TB, von Scheven M, Bischoff M, Nebelsick JH (2018): Structural stress response of segmented natural shells: a numerical case study on the clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus pusillus. Royal Society Interface.

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2018): Structural design of the minute clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus pusillus. Royal Society Open Science 5:171323.

Grun TB, Mancosu A, Belaústegui Z, Nebelsick JH (2018): The taphonomy of Clypeaster: a paleontological tool to identify stable structures in natural shell systems. Special Volume for the Taphos Meeting 2017. Neues Jahrbuch für Paläontologie und Geologie 288.

Anna S. Westermeier, Renate Sachse, Simon Poppinga, Philipp Vögele, Lubomir Adamec, Thomas Speck, Manfred Bischoff (2018): How the carnivorous waterwheel plant (Aldrovanda vesiculosa) snaps. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285(1878): 20180012. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2018.0012

G. Wiedemann, N. van Gessel, F. Köchl, L. Hunn, K. Schulze, L. Maloukh, F. Nogué, E.L. Decker, F. Hartung, R. Reski (2018): RecQ helicases function in development, DNA repair, and gene targeting in Physcomitrella patens.

Schott RT, Roth-Nebelsick A (accepted): Ice nucleation in stems of trees and shrubs with different frost resistance. Planned for the second issue of IAWA Journal, 39 (2), 2018 (about June 2018).

Asgharzadeh P, Özdemir B, Reski R, Röhrle O, Birkhold AI (2018): Computational 3D Imaging to Quantify Structural Components and Assembly of Protein Networks. – Acta Biomaterialia 69 (2018) 206–217 Link

Horn, R.; Dahy, H.; Gantner, J.; Speck, O.; Leistner, P (2018): Bio-Inspired Sustainability Assessment for Building Product Development—Concept and Case Study. Sustainability 2018, 10, 130. Link

T. Kampowski, M.D. Mylo, S. Poppinga & T. Speck (2018): How water availability influences morphological and biomechanical properties in the one-leaf plant Monophyllaea horsfieldii R.Br. – Royal Society Open Science, 5: 171076. DOI: 0.1098/rsos.171076.

A. Körner, L. Born, A. Mader, R. Sachse, S. Saffarian, A.S. Westermeier, S. Poppinga, M. Bischoff, G.T. Gresser, M. Milwich, T. Speck & J. Knippers (2017): Flectofold – A biomimetic compliant shading device for complex free form facades. – Smart Materials and Structures (in press). iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-665X/aa9c2f/meta

Drack, M., Betz, O. (2017): The basis of theory building in biology lies in the organism concept: a historical perspective on the shoulders of three giants. Organisms. Journal of Biological Sciences 1: 69–82

Limpinsel M, Drack M, Betz O, Nebelsick JH, de Bruyn G (in press): Baron Münchhausen in the Lab: Ingenium and habitus in biomimetic research. Journal of Biomimetics in Engineering

Drack, M., de Bruyn, G., Limpinsel, M., Nebelsick, J., Betz, O. (2017): Towards a theoretical clarification of biomimetics using conceptual tools from engineering design, Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 13, 016007

Drack M, Pouvreau D (2017): On the history of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s “General Systemology”, and on its relationship to cybernetics – Part III: Convergences and divergences. International Journal of General Systems 44:523–571

C. Lauer, T.B. Grun, I. Zutterkirch, R. Jemmali, J.H. Nebelsick & K.G. Nickel (2017): Morphology and porosity of the spines of the sea urchin Heterocentrotus mamillatus and their implications on the mechanical performance. – Zoomorphology Link

F. Jonas, J. Knippers (2017): Tragverhalten von Betondruckgliedern mit Umschnürung durch geflochtene und gewickelte Carbonrohre: Tragfähigkeitssteigerung durch Aktivierung eines mehraxialen Spannungszustands im beton. In: Beton- und Stahlbetonbau 8/17, S. 517 – 529

J. Li, J. Knippers (2017): Segmental Timber Plate Shell for the Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall in Schwäbisch Gmünd: the Application of Finger Joints in Plate Structures. In: International Journal of Space Structures Vol. 30 No. 2 2015

S. Poppinga, C. Zollfrank, O. Prucker, J. Rühe, A. Menges, T. Cheng & T. Speck (2018): Towards a new generation of smart biomimetic actuators for architecture. – Advanced Materials 30(19):1703653. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201703653. (Back cover for article nr. 1703653. Advanced Materials 30(19): 1870135.DOI: 10.1002/adma.201870135)

A.S. Westermeier, A. Fleischmann, K. Müller, B. Schäferhoff, C. Rubach, T. Speck & S. Poppinga (2017): Trap diversity and character evolution in carnivorous bladderworts (Utricularia, Lentibulariaceae). – Scientific Reviews, 7: 12052. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-12324-4

T. Kampowski, M.D. Mylo, T. Speck & S. Poppinga (2017): On the morphometry, anatomy and water stress behaviour of the anisocotyledonous Monophyllaea horsfieldii (Gesneriaceae) and their eco-evolutionary significance. – Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: 10.1093/botlinnean/box063 (in press)

R. Kaminski, T. Speck & O. Speck (2017): Adaptive spatiotemporal changes in morphology, anatomy, and mechanics during the ontogeny of subshrubs with square-shaped stems. – American Journal of Botany, 104: 1 – 11 DOI.org/10.3732/ajb.1700110

T. Masselter, A. Kempe, S. Caliaro, C. Neinhuis & T. Speck (2017): Comparing structure and biomechanics of extant Carica papaya and Ochroma pyramidale stems allows re-evaluating functional morphology of the fossil ‘seed fern’ Lyginopteris oldhamia. – Review of Paleobotany and Palynology, 246: 258 – 263. DOI.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2017.07.007

S. Poppinga, L.E. Daber, A.S. Westermeier, S. Kruppert, M. Horstmann, R. Tollrian & T. Speck (2017): Biomechanical analysis of prey capture in the carnivorous Southern bladderwort (Utricularia australis). – Scientific Reviews, 7: 1776. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-01954-3

M. Bischoff, R. Sachse, A. Körner, A. Westermeier, L. Born, S. Poppinga, G. Gresser, T. Speck & J. Knippers (2017): Modeling and analysis of the trapping mechanism of Aldrovanda vesiculosa as biomimetic inspiration for façade elements. In: A. Bögle & M. Grohmann (eds): Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017 “Interfaces – architecture, engineering, science”, Hamburg. (in press)

L. Born, A. Körner, G. Schieber, A.S. Westermeier, S. Poppinga, R. Sachse, P. Bergmann, O. Betz, M. Bischoff, T. Speck, J. Knippers, M. Milwich & G.T. Gresser (2017): Fiber-reinforced plastics with locally adapted stiffness for bio-inspired hingeless, deployable architectural systems. – Key Engineering Materials, 742: 689 – 696, Trans. Tech. Publications, Switzerland. DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.742.689

R.T. Schott, D. Voigt, A. Roth-Nebelsick (2017): Extracellular ice management in the frost hardy horsetail Equisetum hyemale L., Flora 234, S. 207–214 Link

K. Bunk, S. Fink, T. Speck & T. Masselter (2017): Branching morphology, vascular bundle arrangement and ontogenetic development in leaf insertion zones and ramifications of three arborescent Araliaceae species. – Trees – Structure and Function, 31(6):1793-1809, doi: 10.1007/s00468-017-1585-8 Link

Szövényi, P., K.K. Ulrich, S.A. Rensing, D. Lang, N. van Gessel, H.K. Stenoien, E. Conti, R. Reski (2017): Selfing in haploid plants and efficacy of selection: codon usage bias in the model moss Physcomitrella patens. Genome Biology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evx098. Link

M. Drack (2017): On Connections between Properties in Biology – How we Learn about Order in Organisms. Systema 4:48–53. Link

N. Toader, W. Sobek & K. G. Nickel (2017): Energy Absorption in Functionally Graded Concrete bioinspired by Sea Urchin Spines. − Journal of Bionic Engineering (Ms. Ref. No.:  BIONIC-D-16-00068R1).

O. Speck, D. Speck, R. Horn, J. Gantner, K. P. Sedlbauer (2017): Biomimetic bio-inspired biomorph sustainable? An attempt to classify and clarify biology-derived technical developments. − Bioinspir. Biomim. 12 011004 (doi:10.1088/1748-3190/12/1/011004) Link

Mottahedi, Mahdi ; Coupek, Daniel ; Lechler, Armin ; Verl, Alexander (2016): New Technologies, Challenges and Trends in Additive Manufacturing for Production of Optimal Topologies. − In: International Journal of Advancements in Research & Technology, International Journal of Advancements in Research & Technology. Bd. 5 (2016b), Nr. 8, S. 1–8.

D. Paul & N. Radde (2016): Robustness and filtering properties of ubiquitous signaling network motifs, Proc. of Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering (Fosbe2016), Magdeburg, Germany, IFAC-PapersOnline 49(26), p.120-127. Link

Limpinsel M (2016): Was bedeutet die Digitalisierung für den Gegenstand der Literaturwissenschaft? Zeitschrift für digitale Geisteswissenschaften, DOI: 10.17175/2016_009

F. Antony, R. Grießhammer, T. Speck & O. Speck (2016): The cleaner,– the greener? Product sustainability assessment of the biomimetic façade paint Lotusan® in comparison to the conventional façade paint Jumbosil®. − Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 7, 2100-2115. DOI:10.3762/bjnano.7.200 Link

S. Poppinga, T. Kampowski, A. Metzger, O. Speck & T. Speck (2016): Comparative kinematical analyses of Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) snap-traps. – Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 7, 664–674. DOI:10.3762/bjnano.7.59 Link

L. Hesse, T. Masselter, J. Leupold, N. Spengler, T. Speck & J.G. Korvink (2016): Magnetic resonance imaging reveals functional anatomy and biomechanics of a living dragon tree. – Scientific Reports, 6: 32685, DOI:10.1038/srep32685 Link

S. Poppinga, C. Weisskopf, A. Westermeier, T. Masselter & T. Speck (2016): Fastest predators in plant kingdom: Functional morphology and biomechanics of suction traps found in Utricularia, the largest genus of carnivorous plants. – Annals of Botany PLANTS DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plv140. Link

T. Speck & O. Speck (2015): Von der Klette zum Klettverschluss – Bionik oder wie wir von der Natur die Technik der Zukunft abschauen. – Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau, 68/10: 22/510 – 35/523 [Berichtsheft der Gesellschaft der Deutschen Naturforscher und Ärzte GDNÄ].

S. Poppinga, T. Haushahn, M. Warnke, T. Masselter & T. Speck (2015): Sporangium exposure and spore release in the polypod fern Adiantum peruvianum (Pteridaceae). – PLoS ONE 10(10). DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0138495 Link

T. Speck, J. Knippers & O. Speck (2015): Self-x-Materials and Structures in Nature and Technology: Bio-inspiration as Driving Force for Technical Innovation. – AD Architectural Design, Special Issue ‘Material Synthesis: Fusing the Physical and the Computational’ 85(5): 34-39. DOI: 10.1002/ad.1951

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  Bild-Info: Cidaroid sea urchin skeleton with large tubercles and pore rows (Photo: Nebelsick/Gerber, Universität Tübingen)