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Smapshot is a web-based participatory virtual globe where users can georeference historical images of the landscape by clicking a minimum of six well identifiable correspondence points between the image and a 3D virtual globe. The images database is expected to...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Education","Computer Vision","Graphics","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27204v1
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At the ITC faculty of the University of Twente, we have been teaching cartography for more then 60 years. Throughout this period, the technology of mapping has undergone spectacular changes and nowadays most students do not draw their maps any more, but use software...

["Graphics","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27203v1
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Withdrawal Notice: The University of Tulsa Research Misconduct Investigating Committee has found that Dr. Gad improperly submitted the manuscript “Bacteria from hypersaline environments: a bioactivity reservoir of anti-methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus”...

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doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2910v2
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Complete mitochondrial genomes of Indian tent turtle, Pangshura tentoria was sequenced and annotated as 16,657 bp in length. This first assembly was encoded by 37 genes: 13 protein coding genes (PCGs), 22 transfer RNA (tRNAs), two ribosomal RNA (rRNAs) as similar...

["Genomics","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27202v1
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Butterflies can directly absorb heat from the sun via their wings to facilitate autonomous flight. However, how is the heat absorbed by the butterfly from sunlight stored and transmitted in the wing? The scientifc question remains unclear. Thus, in this study,...

["Animal Behavior","Biophysics","Entomology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27200v1
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The public participation in scientific projects (citizen science) is significantly increasing specially with technology developments in recent years. Volunteers play an essential role in citizen science projects, therefore understanding their motivations, and understanding...

["Bioinformatics","Social Computing","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27198v1
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Motivation: The identification of functional sequence variations in regulatory DNA regions is one of the major challenges of modern genetics. Here, we report results of a combined multifactor analysis of properties characterizing functional sequence variants located...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27199v1
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Helicobacter pylori is a human pathogenic bacterium with a high genomic plasticity. Although the functional CRISPR-Cas system has not been found in its genome, CRISPR like loci have been recently identified. In this work, 53 genomes from different geographical...

["Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27196v1
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This paper summarizes the current state-of-the-art in geomorphometry and describes the innovations that are close at hand and will be required to push digital terrain modeling forward in the future. These innovations will draw on concepts and methods from computer...

["Natural Resource Management","Ecohydrology","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27197v1
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The recent development of the CRISPR-Cas9-based gene drive has created the conditions to seriously consider this technology to solve one of the major environmental challenges in biodiversity conservation i.e. the control of invasive species. There is no efficient...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Molecular Biology","Synthetic Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27164v3
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MADS-box genes encode transcription factors that participate in various plant growth and development processes, particularly floral organogenesis. To date, MADS-box genes have been reported in many species, the completion of the sequence of the willow genome provides...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27195v1
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It has been proposed that the brain processes quantities such as space, size, number, and other magnitudes using a common neural metric, and that this common representation system reflects a direct link to motor control, because the integration of spatial, temporal,...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27194v1
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Background. The gut microbiota plays an important role in host immunity and metabolichomeostasis. Although analyses of gut microbiotas have been used to assess host health,as well as for disease prevention and treatment, no comparative study of gut microbiotasamong...

["Bioinformatics","Microbiology","Veterinary Medicine","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27193v1
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The breeding range of the Red Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca iliaca) is generally recognized as comprising the boreal forest of Canada. However, recent observations suggest that the species is present during the summer months throughout much of the northeastern...

["Biogeography","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27192v1
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The pig is a well studied model animal of biomedical and agricultural importance. Genes of this species, Sus scrofa, are known from experiments and predictions, and collected at the NCBI Reference Sequence database section. Gene reconstruction from transcribed...

["Agricultural Science","Bioinformatics","Genomics","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27191v1
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