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  1. Data from: Moderation is best: effects of grazing intensity on plant-flower visitor networks in Mediterranean communities

    DateIssued: 08-04-2016

    Description: The structure of pollination networks is an important indicator of ecosystem stability and functioning. Livestock grazing is a frequent land use pract...

  2. Data from: Socially selected ornaments and fitness: signals of fighting ability in paper wasps are positively associated with survival, reproductive s...

    DateIssued: 11-21-2015

    Description: Many animals have ornaments that mediate choice and competition in social and sexual contexts. Individuals with elaborate sexual ornaments typically h...

  3. Data from: Species turnover (β diversity) in ectomycorrhizal fungi linked to NH4+ uptake capacity

    DateIssued: 02-29-2016

    Description: Ectomycorrhizal (EcM) fungal communities may be shaped by both deterministic and stochastic processes, potentially influencing ecosystem development a...

  4. Data from: Combining phylogenomic and supermatrix approaches, and a time-calibrated phylogeny for squamate reptiles (lizards and snakes) based on 52 g...

    DateIssued: 12-28-2015

    Description: Two common approaches for estimating phylogenies in species-rich groups are to: (i) sample many loci for few species (e.g. phylogenomic approach), or ...

  5. Data from: Ancient mitochondrial genomes clarify the evolutionary history of New Zealand’s enigmatic acanthisittid wrens

    DateIssued: 07-27-2016

    Description: The New Zealand acanthisittid wrens are the sister-taxon to all other “perching birds” (Passeriformes) and – including recently extinct species ...

  6. Data from: Vervet monkeys use paths consistent with context-specific spatial movement heuristics

    DateIssued: 10-28-2015

    Description: Animal foraging routes are analogous to the computationally demanding “traveling salesman problem” (TSP), where individuals must find the shortest...

  7. Data from: The selective myosin II inhibitor blebbistatin reversibly eliminates gastrovascular flow and stolon tip pulsations in the colonial hydroid ...

    DateIssued: 12-22-2015

    Description: Blebbistatin reversibly disrupted both stolon tip pulsations and gastrovascular flow in the colonial hydroid Podocoryna carnea. Epithelial longitudina...

  8. Data from: Continuous theta burst stimulation over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex decreases medium load working memory performance in healthy...

    DateIssued: 09-23-2015

    Description: The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) plays a key role in working memory. Evidence indicates that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) over th...

  9. Data from: Perceptual expertise in forensic facial image comparison

    DateIssued: 09-24-2015

    Description: Forensic facial identification examiners are required to match the identity of faces in images that vary substantially, owing to changes in viewing co...

  10. Data from: Novel genetic capacitors and potentiators for the natural genetic variation of sensory bristles and their trait-specificity in Drosophila

    DateIssued: 02-24-2016

    Description: Cryptic genetic variation (CGV) is defined as the genetic variation that has little effect on phenotypic variation under a normal condition, but contr...

  11. Data from: Lack of spatial immunogenetic structure among wolverine (Gulo gulo) populations suggestive of broad scale balancing selection

    DateIssued: 10-16-2015

    Description: Elucidating the adaptive genetic potential of wildlife populations to environmental selective pressures is fundamental for species conservation. Genes...

  12. Data from: Selection on bristle length has the ability to drive the evolution of male abdominal appendages in the sepsid fly Themira biloba

    DateIssued: 07-07-2016

    Description: Many exaggerated and novel traits are strongly influenced by sexual selection. Although sexual selection is a powerful evolutionary force, underlying ...

  13. Data from: Phylogenetic placement of the unusual jumping spider Depreissia Lessert, and a new synapomorphy uniting Hisponinae and Salticinae (Araneae,...

    DateIssued: 01-08-2016

    Description: The relationships of the unusual salticid spider Depreissia from central Africa and Borneo have been difficult to resolve, obscured by its highly modi...

  14. Data from: Regulatory RNA at the root of animals: dynamic expression of developmental lincRNAs in the calcisponge Sycon ciliatum

    DateIssued: 01-14-2016

    Description: Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) play important regulatory roles during animal development, and it has been hypothesized that an RNA-based gene regulati...

  15. Data from: Phylogeographic pattern of range expansion provides evidence for cryptic species lineages in Silene nutans in Western Europe

    DateIssued: 03-09-2016

    Description: As a result of recent or past evolutionary processes, a single species might consist of distinct Evolutionary Significant Units (ESUs), even correspon...

  16. Data from: Estimating cranial musculoskeletal constraints in theropod dinosaurs

    DateIssued: 12-08-2015

    Description: Many inferences on the biology, behaviour and ecology of extinct vertebrates are based on the reconstruction of the musculature and rely considerably ...

  17. Data from: Camouflaged or tanned: plasticity in freshwater snail pigmentation

    DateIssued: 09-30-2015

    Description: By having phenotypically plastic traits, such as morphology, behaviour and life history, many organisms optimise their fitness in response to fluctuat...

  18. Data from: The evolution of bat nucleic acid sensing Toll-like receptors

    DateIssued: 02-26-2016

    Description: We characterized the nucleic acid sensing Toll-like receptors (TLR) of a New World bat species, the common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus), and throug...

  19. Data from: Resource base influences genome-wide DNA methylation levels in wild baboons (Papio cynocephalus)

    DateIssued: 09-27-2016

    Description: Variation in resource availability commonly exerts strong effects on fitness-related traits in wild animals. However, we know little about the molecul...

  20. Data from: Conservation and modification of genetic and physiological toolkits underpinning diapause in bumble bee queens

    DateIssued: 02-24-2016

    Description: Diapause is the key adaptation allowing insects to survive unfavorable conditions and inhabit an array of environments. Physiological changes during d...

  21. Data from: Quantitative analysis of the ecological dominance of benthic disaster taxa in the aftermath of the end-Permian mass extinction

    DateIssued: 08-12-2016

    Description: The end-Permian mass extinction, the largest extinction of the Phanerozoic, led to a severe reduction in both taxonomic richness and ecological comple...

  22. Data from: Sex ratio variation shapes the ecological effects of a globally introduced freshwater fish

    DateIssued: 10-26-2015

    Description: Sex ratio and sexual dimorphism have long been of interest in population and evolutionary ecology, but consequences for communities and ecosystems rem...

  23. Data from: Influence of the larval phase on connectivity: strong differences in the genetic structure of brooders and broadcasters in the Ophioderma l...

    DateIssued: 02-29-2016

    Description: Closely related species with divergent life-history traits are excellent models to infer the role of such traits in genetic diversity and connectivity...

  24. Data from: Evolutionary radiations of Proteaceae are triggered by the interaction between traits and climates in open habitats

    DateIssued: 11-16-2016

    Description: Aim: Ecologically driven diversification can create spectacular diversity in both species numbers and form. However, the prediction that the match bet...

  25. Data from: Nature of the coupling between neural drive and force-generating capacity in the human quadriceps muscle

    DateIssued: 01-14-2016

    Description: The force produced by a muscle depends on both the neural drive it receives and several biomechanical factors. When multiple muscles act on a single j...

  26. Data from: Asplenium pifongiae (Aspleniaceae: Polypodiales), a new species from Taiwan

    DateIssued: 03-17-2016

    Description: We describe and illustrate a new species, Asplenium pifongia., currently known only from Taiwan. Although superficially similar to A. monanthe., this ...

  27. Data from: The divergence and positive selection of the plant-specific BURP-containing protein family

    DateIssued: 12-10-2015

    Description: BURP domain-containing proteins belong to a plant-specific protein family and have diverse roles in plant development and stress responses. However, o...

  28. Data from: Macroevolution of leaf defenses and secondary metabolites across the genus Helianthus

    DateIssued: 03-03-2016

    Description: Leaf defenses are widely recognized as key adaptations and drivers of plant evolution. Across environmentally diverse habitats, the macroevolution of ...

  29. Data from: Ground ice melt in the high Arctic leads to greater ecological heterogeneity

    DateIssued: 12-14-2015

    Description: 1. The polar desert biome of the Canadian high Arctic Archipelago is currently experiencing some of the greatest mean annual air temperature increases...

  30. Data from: Body size, swimming speed, or thermal sensitivity? Predator-imposed selection on amphibian larvae

    DateIssued: 11-04-2015

    Description: Background: Many animals rely on their escape performance during predator encounters. Because of its dependence on body size and temperature, escape v...

  31. Data from: The aggregate site frequency spectrum (aSFS) for comparative population genomic inference

    DateIssued: 02-29-2016

    Description: Understanding how assemblages of species responded to past climate change is a central goal of comparative phylogeography and comparative population g...

  32. Dimethylsulfoniopropionate, superoxide dismutase and glutathione as stress response indicators in three corals under short-term hyposalinity stress

    DateIssued: 06-03-2016

    Description: Corals are among the most active producers of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP), a key molecule in marine sulfur cycling, yet the specific physiologic...

  33. Data from: Joint torques in a freely walking insect reveal distinct functions of leg joints in propulsion and posture control

    DateIssued: 08-31-2016

    Description: Determining the mechanical output of limb joints is critical for understanding the control of complex motor behaviours such as walking. In the case of...

  34. Data from: Artificial selection on introduced Asian haplotypes shaped the genetic architecture in European commercial pigs

    DateIssued: 12-28-2015

    Description: Early pig farmers in Europe imported Asian pigs to cross with their local breeds in order to improve traits of commercial interest. Current genomics t...

  35. Data from: Utility of geometric morphometrics for inferring feeding habit from mouthpart morphology in insects: tests with larval Carabidae (Insecta: ...

    DateIssued: 04-20-2016

    Description: Feeding habits are important life-history traits in animals; however, methods for their determination are not well established in many species. The la...

  36. Data from: Simulating the distribution of individual livestock farms and their populations in the united states: an example using domestic swine (Sus ...

    DateIssued: 11-20-2015

    Description: Livestock distribution in the United States (U.S.) can only be mapped at a county-level or worse resolution. We developed a spatial microsimulation mo...

  37. Data from: Wavelet domain radiofrequency pulse design applied to magnetic resonance imaging

    DateIssued: 10-30-2015

    Description: A new method for designing radiofrequency (RF) pulses with numerical optimization in the wavelet domain is presented. Numerical optimization may yield...

  38. Data from: New evidence for hybrid zones of forest and savanna elephants in Central and West Africa

    DateIssued: 02-29-2016

    Description: The African elephant consists of forest and savanna subspecies. Both subspecies are highly endangered due to severe poaching and habitat loss, and kno...

  39. Data from: Global mammal betadiversity show parallel assemblage structure in similar but isolated environments

    DateIssued: 02-28-2017

    Description: The taxonomic, phylogenetic and trait dimensions of betadiversity each provide unique insight into the importance of historical isolation and environm...

  40. Data from: Drift, not selection, shapes toll-like receptor variation among oceanic island populations

    DateIssued: 02-29-2016

    Description: Understanding the relative role of different evolutionary forces in shaping the level and distribution of functional genetic diversity among natural p...

  41. Data from: Do arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi stabilize litter-derived carbon in soil?

    DateIssued: 12-14-2015

    Description: 1. Fine roots and mycorrhiza often represent the largest input of carbon (C) into soils, and are therefore of primary relevance to the soil C balance....

  42. Data from: Environmental heterogeneity has a weak effect on diversity during community assembly in tallgrass prairie

    DateIssued: 03-14-2016

    Description: Understanding what constrains the persistence of species in communities is at the heart of community assembly theory and its application to conserving...

  43. Data from: Effect of winter cold duration on spring phenology of the orange tip butterfly, Anthocharis cardamines

    DateIssued: 12-10-2015

    Description: The effect of spring temperature on spring phenology is well understood in a wide range of taxa. However, studies on how winter conditions may affect ...

  44. Data from: The global antigenic diversity of swine influenza A viruses

    DateIssued: 05-04-2016

    Description: Swine influenza presents a substantial disease burden for pig populations worldwide and poses a potential pandemic threat to humans. There is consider...

  45. Data from: De novo sequencing and assembly of Azadirachta indica fruit transcriptome

    DateIssued: 10-13-2015

    Description: Azadirachta indica (neem) is a unique, versatile and important tree species. Many parts of the plant are traditionally used as pesticide, insecticide,...

  46. Data from: Ecology drives natural variation in an extreme antipredator trait: a cost-benefits analysis integrating modeling and field data

    DateIssued: 06-15-2016

    Description: Autotomy, or the voluntary shedding of body parts, is an extreme antipredator behaviour used by species in more than 100 animal families. Despite the ...

  47. Data from: Phylogeny of the polybotryoid fern clade (Dryopteridaceae)

    DateIssued: 11-18-2015

    Description: Premise of research. The polybotryoid fern clade is completely Neotropical and consists of Cyclodium, Maxonia, Olfersia, Polybotrya, and Polystichop...

  48. Data from: Temporal variation in antibiotic environments slows down resistance evolution in pathogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    DateIssued: 12-15-2015

    Description: Antibiotic resistance is a growing concern to public health. New treatment strategies may alleviate the situation by slowing down the evolution of res...

  49. Data from: Characterizing driver-response relationships in marine pelagic ecosystems for improved ocean management

    DateIssued: 05-04-2016

    Description: Scientists and resources managers often use methods and tools that assume ecosystem components respond linearly to environmental drivers and human str...

  50. Data from: Human punishment is not primarily motivated by inequality

    DateIssued: 05-11-2017

    Description: Previous theorizing about punishment has suggested that humans desire to punish inequality per se. However, the research supporting such an interpreta...

  51. Data from: Effects of increased flight on the energetics and life history of the butterfly Speyeria mormonia

    DateIssued: 10-29-2015

    Description: Movement uses resources that may otherwise be allocated to somatic maintenance or reproduction. How does increased energy expenditure affect resource ...

  52. Data from: Transcontinental dispersal, ecological opportunity and origins of an adaptive radiation in the Neotropical catfish genus Hypostomus (Siluri...

    DateIssued: 05-27-2016

    Description: Ecological opportunity is often proposed as a driver of accelerated diversification, but evidence has been largely derived from either contemporary is...

  53. Data from: A within-animal comparison of skilled forelimb assessments in rats

    DateIssued: 10-29-2015

    Description: A variety of skilled reaching tasks have been developed to evaluate forelimb function in rodent models. The single pellet skilled reaching task and pa...

  54. Data from: Eye coding mechanisms in early human face event-related potentials

    DateIssued: 10-23-2015

    Description: In humans, the N170 event-related potential (ERP) is an integrated measure of cortical activity that varies in amplitude and latency across trials. Re...

  55. Data from: Genetic differentiation and admixture between sibling allopolyploids in the Dactylorhiza majalis complex

    DateIssued: 03-09-2016

    Description: Allopolyploidization often happens recurrently, but the evolutionary significance of its iterative nature is not yet fully understood. Of particular i...

  56. Data from: Intensifying drought eliminates the expected benefits of elevated carbon dioxide for soybean

    DateIssued: 11-29-2016

    Description: Stimulation of C3 crop yield by rising concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide ([CO2]) is widely expected to counteract crop losses that are due ...

  57. Data from: Individual learning performance and exploratory activity are linked to colony foraging success in a mass-recruiting ant

    DateIssued: 12-19-2016

    Description: Learning plays an important role in the life of many animals. In social insects, colony foraging success depends on the combined actions of many indiv...

  58. Data from: Mulloidichthys flavolineatus flavicaudus Fernandez-Silva & Randall subsp. n. (Perciformes: Mullidae), a new subspecies of goatfish from the...

    DateIssued: 08-05-2016

    Description: The number of goatfish sp­­ecies has increased recently, thanks in part to the application of molecular approaches to the taxonomy of a family with ...

  59. Data from: Applying SNP-derived molecular coancestry estimates to captive breeding programs

    DateIssued: 11-30-2016

    Description: Captive breeding programs for wildlife species typically rely on pedigrees to inform genetic management. Although pedigree-based breeding strategies a...

  60. Data from: Indications for three independent domestication events for the tea plant (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze) and new insights into the origi...

    DateIssued: 05-26-2016

    Description: Background: Tea is the world’s most popular non-alcoholic beverage. China and India are known to be the largest tea producing countries and recogniz...

  61. Data from: Evolution determines how global warming and pesticide exposure will shape predator–prey interactions with vector mosquitoes

    DateIssued: 08-15-2016

    Description: How evolution may mitigate the effects of global warming and pesticide exposure on predator–prey interactions is directly relevant for vector contro...

  62. Data from: Flap or soar? How a flight generalist responds to its aerial environment

    DateIssued: 08-15-2016

    Description: The aerial environment is heterogeneous in space and time and directly influences the costs of animal flight. Volant animals can reduce these costs by...

  63. Data from: Constraints on geographic variation in fiddler crabs (Ocypodidae: Uca) from the western Atlantic

    DateIssued: 11-23-2016

    Description: A key question in evolutionary biology is how intraspecific variation biases the evolution of a population and its divergence from other populations. ...

  64. Data from: Long live the alien: is high genetic diversity a pivotal aspect of crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata) long-lasting and successful invasio...

    DateIssued: 09-29-2016

    Description: Studying the evolutionary dynamics of an alien species surviving and continuing to expand after several generations can provide fundamental informatio...

  65. Data from: Investigating the impacts of field-realistic exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide on bumblebee foraging, homing ability and colony growth

    DateIssued: 05-16-2017

    Description: The ability to forage and return home is essential to the success of bees as both foragers and pollinators. Pesticide exposure may cause behavioural c...

  66. Data from: Coupled range dynamics of brood parasites and their hosts responding to climate and vegetation changes

    DateIssued: 08-16-2016

    Description: As populations shift their ranges in response to global change, local species assemblages can change, setting the stage for new ecological interaction...

  67. Data from: Taxonomic and functional diversity in Mediterranean pastures: Insights on the biodiversity-productivity trade-off

    DateIssued: 09-23-2016

    Description: Agricultural intensification is one of the main causes of biodiversity loss world-wide. The inclusion of semi-natural features in agricultural landsca...

  68. Data from: Genetic variability, local selection and demographic history: genomic evidence of evolving towards allopatric speciation in Asian seabass

    DateIssued: 10-31-2016

    Description: Genomewide analysis of genetic divergence is critically important in understanding the genetic processes of allopatric speciation. We sequenced RAD ta...

  69. Data from: Shared phylogeographical breaks in a Caribbean coral reef sponge and its invertebrate commensals

    DateIssued: 11-18-2016

    Description: Aim: To test whether phylogeographical barriers in the brooding sponge Callyspongia vaginalis match breaks previously identified in the Caribbean. We ...

  70. Data from: Direct and indirect effects of native range expansion on soil microbial community structure and function

    DateIssued: 09-28-2016

    Description: Analogous to the spread of non-native species, shifts in native species’ ranges resulting from climate and land use change are also creating new com...

  71. Data from: A revision of the Leptogium saturninum group in North America

    DateIssued: 10-11-2016

    Description: A revision of the North American members of the Leptogium saturninum group (i.e. species with long lower-surface hairs, isidia, and usually smooth upp...

  72. Data from: Biparental care is predominant and beneficial to parents in the burying beetle Nicrophorus orbicollis (Coleoptera: Silphidae)

    DateIssued: 12-14-2016

    Description: Parenting strategies can be flexible within a species and may have varying fitness effects. Understanding this flexibility and its fitness consequence...

  73. Data from: Communication value of mistakes in dark-eyed junco song

    DateIssued: 08-15-2016

    Description: Sexual signals contain information on individual quality or motivation, and most explanations for their reliability are based on signal costs. A recen...

  74. Data from: Abundance inequality in freshwater communities has an ecological origin

    DateIssued: 05-16-2017

    Description: The hollow-shaped species abundance distribution (SAD) and its allied rank abundance distribution (RAD)—showing that abundance is unevenly distribut...

  75. Data from: Assessment of markers of antimalarial drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from pregnant women in Lagos, Nigeria

    DateIssued: 02-25-2016

    Description: Background: The use of antimalarial drugs for prevention and treatment is a major strategy in the prevention of malaria in pregnancy. Although sulphad...

  76. Data from: A phylogenetic analysis of egg size, clutch size, spawning mode, adult body size, and latitude in reef fishes

    DateIssued: 05-13-2016

    Description: Theoretical treatments of egg size in fishes suggest that constraints on reproductive output should create trade-offs between the size and number of e...

  77. Data from: European wildcat populations are subdivided into five main biogeographic groups: consequences of Pleistocene climate changes or recent anth...

    DateIssued: 01-22-2016

    Description: Extant populations of the European wildcat are fragmented across the continent, the likely consequence of recent extirpations due to habitat loss and ...

  78. Data from: Warming alters food web-driven changes in the CO2 flux of experimental pond ecosystems

    DateIssued: 12-07-2015

    Description: Evidence shows the important role biota play in the carbon cycle, and strategic management of plant and animal populations could enhance CO2 uptake in...

  79. Data from: When does intraspecific trait variation contribute to functional beta-diversity?

    DateIssued: 03-04-2016

    Description: 1. Intraspecific trait variation (ITV) is hypothesized to play an important role in community assembly and the maintenance of biodiversity. However, f...

  80. Data from: High-dimensional variance partitioning reveals the modular genetic basis of adaptive divergence in gene expression during reproductive char...

    DateIssued: 10-05-2015

    Description: Although adaptive change is usually associated with complex changes in phenotype, few genetic investigations have been conducted of adaptations that i...

  81. Data from: The length of adaptive walks is insensitive to starting fitness in Aspergillus nidulans

    DateIssued: 11-17-2011

    Description: Adaptation involves the successive substitution of beneficial mutations by selection, a process known as an adaptive walk. Gradualist models of adapta...

  82. Data from: A history of phenotypic plasticity accelerates adaptation to a new environment

    DateIssued: 05-31-2017

    Description: Can a history of phenotypic plasticity increase the rate of adaptation to a new environment? Theory suggests it can through two different mechanisms. ...

  83. Data from: Genetic evidence for a Janzen-Connell recruitment pattern in reproductive offspring of Pinus halepensis trees.

    DateIssued: 06-01-2017

    Description: Effective seed dispersal, combining both dispersal and post-dispersal (establishment) processes, determines population dynamics and colonization abili...

  84. Data from: Levels of clonal mixing in the black bean aphid Aphis fabae, a facultative ant mutualist

    DateIssued: 10-02-2015

    Description: Aphids are a worldwide pest and an important model in ecology and evolution. Little is known, however, of the genetic structure of their colonies at a...

  85. Data from: An exceptionally high nucleotide and haplotype diversity and a signature of positive selection for the eIF4E resistance gene in barley are ...

    DateIssued: 05-31-2017

    Description: In barley, the eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E (eIF4E) gene situated on chromosome 3H is recognised as an important source of resistance t...

  86. Data from: Clonal genetic variation in a Wolbachia-infected asexual wasp: horizontal transmission or historical sex?

    DateIssued: 06-01-2017

    Description: Wolbachia are endocellular bacteria known for manipulating the reproductive systems of many of their invertebrate hosts. Wolbachia are transmitted ver...

  87. Data from: Temporal variation in genetic diversity and effective population size of Mediterranean and subalpine Arabidopsis thaliana populations

    DateIssued: 09-14-2012

    Description: Currently there exists a limited knowledge on the extent of temporal variation in population genetic parameters of natural populations. Here we study ...

  88. Data from: Mechanical reproductive isolation facilitates parallel speciation in western North American scincid lizards

    DateIssued: 06-01-2017

    Description: Mechanical reproductive barriers have been dismissed as a major driver of animal speciation, yet the extent to which such barriers cause reproductive ...

  89. Data from: Population genomics of wild and laboratory zebrafish (Danio rerio)

    DateIssued: 10-25-2011

    Description: Understanding a wider range of genotype-phenotype associations can be achieved through ecological and evolutionary studies of traditional laboratory m...

  90. Data from: Patterns of intra- and inter-population genetic diversity in Alaskan coho salmon: implications for conservation

    DateIssued: 05-31-2017

    Description: Little is known about the genetic diversity of coho salmon in Alaska, although this area represents half of the species’ North American range. In t...

  91. Data from: Effects of inversions on within- and between-species recombination and divergence

    DateIssued: 05-31-2017

    Description: Chromosomal inversions disrupt recombination in heterozygotes by both reducing crossing over within inverted regions and increasing it elsewhere in th...

  92. Data from: Using striated tooth marks on bone to predict body size in theropod dinosaurs: a model based on feeding observations of Varanus komodoensis...

    DateIssued: 08-20-2015

    Description: Mesozoic tooth marks on bone surfaces directly link consumers to fossil assemblage formation. Striated tooth marks are believed to form by theropod d...

  93. Data from: The risk and intensity of sperm ejection in female birds

    DateIssued: 05-31-2017

    Description: The way females utilise the gametes of different males has important consequences for sexual selection, sexual conflict and intersexual coevolution in...

  94. Data from: A new species of marsupial frog (Anura: Hemiphractidae: Gastrotheca) from the Andes of southern Peru

    DateIssued: 10-29-2012

    Description: Gastrotheca nebulanastes sp. nov. from cloud forests in the upper Kosñipata Valley, Manu National Park, in the Andes of southern Peru is similar to G...

  95. Data from: Data sharing by scientists: practices and perceptions

    DateIssued: 05-31-2017

    Description: Background: Scientific research in the 21st century is more data intensive and collaborative than in the past. It is important to study the data pract...

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  97. Data from: Reverse evolution: selection against costly resistance in disease-free microcosm populations of Paramecium caudatum

    DateIssued: 12-15-2011

    Description: Evolutionary costs of parasite resistance arise if genes conferring resistance reduce fitness in the absence of parasites. Thus, parasite-mediated sel...

  98. Data from: The quantitative genetics of incipient speciation: heritability and genetic correlations of skeletal traits in populations of diverging Fav...

    DateIssued: 12-15-2011

    Description: Recent speciation events provide potential opportunities to understand the microevolution of reproductive isolation. We used a marker-based approach a...

  99. Data from: Genetic and phenotypic variation across a hybrid zone between ecologically divergent tree squirrels (Tamiasciurus)

    DateIssued: 05-31-2017

    Description: A hybrid zone along an environmental gradient should contain a clinal pattern of genetic and phenotypic variation. This occurs because divergent selec...

  100. Data from: A century of genetic change and metapopulation dynamics in the Galápagos warbler finches (Certhidea)

    DateIssued: 11-17-2011

    Description: Populations that are connected by immigrants play an important role in evolutionary and conservation biology, yet we have little direct evidence of ho...


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