Knowing the development behavior of blow flies is important for forensic investigations into the time of death. This study examined the development of Lucilia sericata under different temperature regimes. It is one of the first to elucidate fundamentally important assumptions made by practitioners in the field.
Researchers noticed that sparrows hatcing before a major weather event showed bands of reduced melatonin in their feathers. Their study demonstrates a method to study the effects of stressor events long after the event has passed.
The 5th Turtle Evolution Symposium
The Symposium on Turtle Evolution is a triennial meeting for discussions on every aspect of turtle evolution and systematics.