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2 thoughts on “Muscular forces shape bone circumference”

  1. Congratulations on the excellent paper. This is a fascinating bridge from cell biology to the grist of comparative skeletal morphology. I am certain these results will inform those of us interested in Evo Devo.


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  2. I have an odd question to ask burt the answer is very important. If a person contracted their orbicularis oculi muscle and zygomatic muscles of the face until their face was smiling, and they did this for a year, what effect would this have on the bones they are attached to.

    smile.theory75@yahoo.co.uk


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