The UNSW group has won that race against other groups including the US Department of Agriculture." The study is published in the journal BMC Genomics. The Queensland fruit fly lays its eggs in, and destroys, a wide variety
Lincoln, Neb., March 26th, 2015 — A study of animal hierarchies by UNL biologist Daizaburo Shizuka has found that groups ranging from carnivores to insects exhibit similar patterns of dominance and subordination. The study reports that 97 percent of Inspired by what he called a "forgotten" study published by sociologist Ivan Chase in the 1980s, Shizuka used network motif analysis to take the air out of previously inflated correlations. Because scholars have used
A new study has shown for the first time that the fearsome predators of the deep blue sea have personality traits. To reach their conclusions, the researchers recorded the social interactions of captive groups of juvenile Small-spotted catsharks (Scyliorhinus canicula) – a species found throughout the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean. Ten groups of Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, published online October 02, 2014; doi: 10.1007/s00265-014-1805-9.
Home · Biology · Plants & Animals · February 4, 2015 In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the group describes the experiments they conducted as part of their study and why what they learned might help explain why roaches are so good at surviving in different types of The team suggests that varying degrees of personality differences in individuals is likely part of what allows cockroaches to adapt to new surroundings so easily. Related Stories
A fast-track peer-review trial is in the news. A Nature Publishing Group (NPG) -owned journal's editorial board member has resigned in protest over a pilot project where researchers pay for faster peer review. Mark Maslin, a Since March 24, authors of biology papers who pay an additional $750 can enjoy a fast track where the journal decides on the submission within three weeks. . New report recommends policies for improved preservation of biological evidence.
Nature Publishing Group's (NPG) journal Scientific Reports has introduced a trial for a fast-track peer review system, which authors can use if they pay an additional fee. The announcement has been met with widespread
A study published in February in Cell Stem Cell by researchers from Singapore's Genome Institute showed that sequences from a primate virus called HERVH are also activated in early human development. Now the Stanford researchers have shown for the first time that viral proteins are . Related Stories need to spare or perish their cells. In a new study reported in Cell, an international group of plant biologists at ITbM, Nagoya University and other research instit .
Leading science journal Nature said on Wednesday it had withdrawn a flawed stem-cell study hailed when it was published in January as a 'game-changer' in the quest to grow transplant tissue.
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