Shine Lab

Semi-Popular Articles

  1. Shine, R. 1990. The broad-headed snake. Australian Natural History 23:442.
  2. Shine, R., and M. Hutchinson. 1991. Charles Darwin in Tasmania. Australian Natural History 23:794-801 (Darwin's herpetological research in Australia).
  3. Shine, R. 1992. The lizard of Oz. Australian Geographic 28:64-79 (frillneck lizard research).
  4. Shine, R. 1993. Evolutionary biology. "Hot papers" section, The Scientist, 8 March 1993 (sperm competition and multiple mating by females).
  5. Shine, R. 1994. Young lizards can be bearable. Natural History 103:34-39 (lizard viviparity research).
  6. Shine, R. 1994. Rough character in the billabong. Australian Geographic 35:106-117 (acrochordid snake research).
  7. Shine, R. 1996. Why scientists kill reptiles. Hawkesbury Herpetologist 10:20-22.
  8. Shine, R. 1997. Not as black as it's painted. Australian Geographic 46:77-87. (elapid snake research).
  9. Shine, R. 1997. The serpent world. Science 277:1945-1946 (review of the book "Snakes. The Evolution of Mystery in Nature" by H. W. Greene).
  10. Shine, R. 1997. (Sections on pythons, filesnakes and reproductive biology of snakes). Pages 342-346, 349, 351 in Reader's Digest Encyclopedia of Australian Wildlife, Reader's Digest, Sydney.
  11. Shine, R., and T. Madsen. 1998. A cold-blooded success story at Fogg Dam. Top Paddock 18:2-3. (article on python research in the Newsletter of the Northern Territory Dept. of Primary Industries and Fisheries).
  12. Shine, R., and S. Shetty. 1999. Spotlight on sea snakes. Pasifika July 1999:1-3. (Newsletter of the Marine Studies Program, University of the South Pacific).
  13. Shine, R. 2000. A Kansas Snake Community, by H. S. Fitch. Herpetological Review 31:122-123. (book review).
  14. Shine, R. 2001. Snake. Microsoft ENCARTA CD ROM, Microsoft Corporation.
  15. Shine, R., and R. T. Mason. 2001. Serpentine cross-dressers. Natural History 110:56-61.
  16. Bonnet, X., S. D. Bradshaw, R. Shine, and P. T. Gregory. 2001. Vale - Hubert Saint Girons. Herpetological Review 32:9-10.
  17. Shine, R. 2003. Snakes of the United States and Canada, by Ernst and Ernst (book review). Times Literary Supplement 5242:27.
  18. Shine, R. 2004. Whitley Award presentation to Marion Anstis. Australian Zoologist 32:489-490.
  19. Shine, R. 2004. Significant Achievement Award presentation to Harold Cogger. Australian Zoologist 32:638-639.
  20. Shine, R. 2005. Venomous Snakes of the World, by M. O'Shea (book review). Times Literary Supplement 5371:26.
  21. Shine, R. 2006. Whitley Award review of G. Swan and S. Wilson, A Field Guide to the Reptiles of Australia. Australian Zoologist 33:272-273.
  22. Shine, R. 2006. Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon, by H. Nicholls [book review]. Nature 441:286-287.
  23. Shine, R. 2007. The greatest predator-prey interactions on Earth. Man and the Biosphere 1:29.
  24. Shine, R. 2007. Toad kill. Australasian Science 28:16-20.
  25. Shine, R. 2007. Cane toads: rapid evolution in an invading species. Scios (Journal of the Science Teachers' Association of Western Australia) 43:24-25.
  26. Shine, R. 2007. Homalopsid Snakes: Evolution in the Mud, by J. C. Murphy [book review]. Quarterly Review of Biology 83:123.
  27. Shanbhag, B. A., S. K. Saidapur, and R. Shine. 2008. Obituary - Rajkumar Shivappa Radder (1973-2008). Herpetological Review 39:261-262.
  28. Shine, R. 2008. Who's afraid of the big bad toad? Australian Research and Development Review July 2008:9.
  29. Shine, R. 2008. There's more than one way to get a mating. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23:661-662.
  30. Pearson, D., J. K. Webb, E. Kruger and R. Shine. 2008. The march of the cane toad. Landscope (WA Department of Conservation and the Environment) 24:17-24.
  31. Shine, R. 2009. Controlling cane toads ecologically. Australasian Science 30:20-23.
  32. Shine, R. 2009. Foreword. Pages ix-x in Herpetology (L. J. Vitt and J. P. Caldwell, eds.). Elsevier, Amsterdam.
  33. Shine, R. 2010. They’re a weird mob [Australia’s strangest reptile species]. Reptiles Australia 6:6-11.
  34. Shine, R. 2010. Foreword. Pages ix-x in Reptile Biodiversity. Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring (R. W. McDiarmid, M. S. Foster, C. Guyer, J W. Gibbons, and N. Chernoff, eds.), University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.
  35. Shine, R. 2011. Rapid evolution of introduced cane toads and native snakes. Guest box in Conservation and Genetics of Populations. Second Edition (F. Allendorf, G. Luikart, and S. Aitken, eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, New Jersey.
  36. Shine, R. 2011. It’s evolution, but not as we know it. Australasian Science June 2011:16-19.
  37. Shine, R. 2013. Some snakes are lovers, others are fighters. Ecos 181:EC13045.
  38. Shine, R. 2013. Ecology: The lunch of a lifetime. Current Biology 23:R615-R617.
  39. Shine, R. 2013. Foreword. In press in Snakes of Manaus (W. E. Magnusson, ed.).
  40. Shine, R. 2013. Crossing boundaries: when snake science slithers into art [book review, “Tracks and Shadows”]. Current Biology 23:R1076-R1077.
  41. Shine, R. 2013. The sophisticated sexuality of serpents. Wildlife Australia 50:23-27.
  42. Shine, J. M., and R. Shine. 2014. Did standing up drive human evolution? Australasian Science July/August 2014:23-25.
  43. Shine, R. 2014. Foreword. Page ix in How Snakes Work (H. B. Lillywhite, ed.). Oxford University Press, Oxford.