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Bees collect polyurethane and polyethylene plastics as novel nest materials
(Ecological Society of AmericaEcological Society of America, 2013-12-31)
Plastic waste pervades the global landscape. Although adverse impacts on both species and ecosystems have been documented, there are few observations of behavioral flexibility and adaptation in species, especially insects, ...
Altered anterior visual system development following early monocular enucleation
(Elsevier Inc., 01/11/2013)
Purpose Retinoblastoma is a rare eye cancer that generally occurs before 5 years of age and often results in enucleation (surgical removal) of the cancerous eye. In the present study, we sought to determine the consequences ...
A Test for Pre-Adapted Phenotypic Plasticity in the Invasive Tree Acer negundo L.
(PLoS ONEPLoS ONE, 2013-09-09)
Phenotypic plasticity is a key mechanism associated with the spread of exotic plants and previous studies have found that invasive species are generally more plastic than co-occurring species. Comparatively, the evolution ...
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: the Importance of Rejection, Power, and Editors in the Practice of Scientific Publishing
(PLoS ONEPLoS ONE, 2013-12-30)
Peer review is an important element of scientific communication but deserves quantitative examination. We used data from the handling service manuscript Central for ten mid-tier ecology and evolution journals to test whether ...
Antiviral Strategies for Emerging Influenza Viruses in Remote Communities
(PLoS ONE, 2013-04-22)
Background: Due to the lack of timely access to resources for critical care, strategic use of antiviral drugs is crucial for mitigating the impact of novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential in remote and isolated ...