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Large-scale patterns of turnover and Basal area change in andean forests.
General patterns of forest dynamics and productivity in the Andes Mountains are poorly characterized. Here we present the first large-scale study of Andean forest dynamics using a set of 63 permanent forest plots assembled ...
The first geophilid centipedes from Malesia: a new genus with two new species from Sumatra (Chilopoda, Geophilidae)
A new genus Sundageophilus is here described for two new species of geophilid centipedes (Chilopoda: Geophilidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia. Both S. bidentatus sp. n. and S. poriger sp. n. feature a minute body size (less ...
Hop-on hop-off: importin-α-guided tours to the nucleus in innate immune signaling
From incoherence to mirth: neuro-cognitive processing of garden-path jokes.
In so-called garden-path jokes, an initial semantic representation is violated, and semantic revision reestablishes a coherent representation. 48 jokes were manipulated in three conditions: (i) a coherent ending, (ii) a ...
A little bit of sex matters for genome evolution in asexual plants.
Genome evolution in asexual organisms is theoretically expected to be shaped by various factors: first, hybrid origin, and polyploidy confer a genomic constitution of highly heterozygous genotypes with multiple copies of ...
Harnessing the biodiversity value of Central and Eastern European farmland
A large proportion of European biodiversity today depends on habitat provided by low-intensity farming practices, yet this resource is declining as European agriculture intensifies. Within the European Union, particularly ...
Does the Stimulus Type Influence Horses’ Performance in a Quantity Discrimination Task?
The ability to understand the relation between quantities has been documented in a wide range of species. Such quantity discrimination competences are commonly demonstrated by a choice of the larger quantity or numerosity ...
I Dare You to Punish Me—Vendettas in Games of Cooperation
Everybody has heard of neighbours, who have been fighting over some minor topic for years. The fight goes back and forth, giving the neighbours a hard time. These kind of reciprocal punishments are known as vendettas and ...
The statistical theories of Fisher and of Neyman and Pearson: A methodological perspective
(SAGE Publications, 2013)
Most of the debates around statistical testing suffer from a failure to identify clearly the features specific to the theories invented by Fisher and by Neyman and Pearson. These features are outlined. The hybrids of ...
Molecular biology and riddle of cancer: the ‘Tom & Jerry’ show
(Springer Milan, 2011)
From the conventional Bird’s eye, cancer initiation and metastasis are generally intended to be understood beneath the light of classical clonal genetic, epigenetic and cancer stem cell model. But inspite decades of ...