G Chomicki, G Burin, L Busta, J Gozdzik, R Jetter, B Mortimer & U Bauer. Convergence in carnivorous pitcher plants reveals a mechanism for composite trait evolution. Science, in press.
A-K Lenz & U Bauer. Pitcher geometry facilitates extrinsically powered ‘springboard trapping’ in carnivorous Nepenthes gracilis pitcher plants. Biology Letters 18: 20220106. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2022.0106
U Bauer & S Poppinga. New insights and opportunities from taking a biomechanical perspective on plant ecology. Journal of Experimental Botany 73: 1063-1066. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erac007
A-K Lenz, U Bauer & GD Ruxton. An ecological perspective on water shedding from leaves. Journal of Experimental Botany 73: 1176-1189. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erab479.
U Bauer, UK Müller & S Poppinga. Complexity and diversity of motion amplification and control strategies in motile carnivorous plant traps. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288: 20210771. http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0771
D Labonte, A Robinson, U Bauer & W Federle. Disentangling the role of surface topography and intrinsic wettability in the prey capture mechanism of Nepenthes pitcher plants. Acta Biomaterialia 119: 225-233. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1742706120306486?dgcid=coauthor
2020 C Thorogood & U Bauer. Shedding light on photosynthesis in carnivorous plants. A commentary on: ‘Nepenthes × ventrata photosynthesis under different nutrient applications. Annals of Botany 126: iv-v. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcaa092
2020 U Bauer, S Poppinga & UK Müller. Mechanical ecology – taking biomechanics to the field. Integrative and Comparative Biology 60: 820-28. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icaa018
2020 I Karl & U Bauer. Inside the trap: biology and behaviour of the pitcher-dwelling crab spider, Misumenops nepenthicola. Plants People Planet 2020;2: 290-93. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10104
2019 MR Golos, A-K Lenz, RO Moreno-Tolero, S. Davis & U Bauer. Pitcher plant plastination: preserving botanical specimens for education and display. The Journal of Plastination 31: 15-21. http://journal.plastination.org/archive/jp_vol.31.2/JP_vol.31.2_Dec19_pages15-21.pdf
2018 CJ Thorogood, U Bauer & SJ Hiscock. Convergent and divergent evolution in pitcher plant traps. New Phytologist 217: 1035-41https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14879
S Poppinga, F Alamsyah, U Bauer, A Fleischmann, M Horstmann, S Klink, S Kruppert, Q Lin, U Müller, A Northrop, BJ Płachno, A Prins, M Scharmann, D Sirová, L Skates, A Westermeier & AM Ellison. What’s new in the world of carnivorous plants – summary of two symposia held in July 2017. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 47: 18-27.
2016 U Bauer, K Rembold & TU Grafe. Carnivorous Nepenthes pitcher plants are a rich food source for a diverse vertebrate community. Journal of Natural History 50, 483-95. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2015.1059963
2015 U Bauer, M Paulin, D Robert & G Sutton. Mechanism for rapid passive-dynamic prey capture in a pitcher plant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, 13384-89. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1510060112
2015 C Collett, A Ardron, U Bauer, G Chapman, E Chaudan, B Hallmark, L Pratt, L Torres-Perez & DI Wilson. A portable extensional rheometer for measuring the viscoelasticity of pitcher plant and other sticky liquids in the field. Plant Methods 11: 16. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-015-0059-5
2015 U Bauer, W Federle, H Seidel, TU Grafe & CC Ioannou. How to catch more prey with less effective traps: explaining the evolution of temporarily inactive traps in carnivorous pitcher plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20142675. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.2675
2013 U Bauer, M Scharmann, J Skepper & W Federle. ‘Insect aquaplaning’ on a superhydrophilic hairy surface: how Heliamphora nutans Benth. pitcher plants capture prey. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20122569. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.2569
2012 U Bauer, B Di Giusto, J Skepper, TU Grafe & W Federle. With a flick of the lid: a novel trapping mechanism in Nepenthes gracilis pitcher plants. PLoS ONE 7: e38961. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0038951
2012 U Bauer, CJ Clemente, T Renner & W Federle. Form follows function: morphological diversification and alternative trapping strategies in carnivorous Nepenthes pitcher plants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 90-102.  https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02406.x
2011 U Bauer, TU Grafe & W Federle. Evidence for alternative trapping strategies in two forms of the pitcher plant, Nepenthes rafflesiana. Journal of Experimental Botany 62: 3683-92. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/err082
2009 U Bauer, C Willmes & W Federle. Effect of pitcher age on trapping efficiency and natural prey capture in carnivorous Nepenthes rafflesiana plants. Annals of Botany 103: 1219-26. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcp065
2009 CM Clarke, U Bauer, CC Lee, AA Tuen, K Rembold & JA Moran. Tree shrew lavatories – a novel nitrogen sequestration strategy in a tropical pitcher plant. Biology Letters 5: 632-35. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2009.0311
2009 U Bauer & W Federle. The insect-trapping rim of Nepenthes pitchers: surface structure and function. Plant Signaling & Behavior 4: 1019-23. https://doi.org/10.4161/psb.4.11.9664
2008 U Bauer, HF Bohn & W Federle. Harmless nectar source or deadly trap: Nepenthes pitchers are activated by rain, condensation and nectar. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275: 259-65. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2007.1402