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Leif Tapanila, PhD
Director, Idaho Museum of Natural History
Professor, Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University
Curriculum Vitae

Idaho Virtualization Lab site 

Idaho Virtual Museum site 

Oldest farming termites
Article: Roberts et al. 2016 in PLoS ONE
Media: June 2016. Washington Post 

Alamo Impact in southern Nevada
Media: Jan 2015. LV Review Journal , Science Daily

Helicoprion sharks
National Geographic 2019
Discovery Daily Planet (Shark week 2014) http://youtu.be/g_Tyg6omyLU
Helicoprion jaw function ...  Ramsay et al. 2014
Media: Sept 2014.
Nature
Helicoprion
redefined... 
Tapanila & Pruitt 2013
Biology Letters article describing Helicoprion's jaw!  Tapanila et al., 2013



The Helicoprion movie! (trailer)


Media: Feb 2013. National Geographic  BBC   Discovery  LA Times  Daily Mail Scientific American  ISU 
March 2013. Huffington Post Live (minute 12:00)   Quirks & Quarks CBC Radio   NBC - KPVI 6  ATSE
NBC - KPVI 6Photos: Left: A century of ideas lead to our new Helicoprion make-over (bottom). Art by Ray Troll.