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Background: Limited study on different organs of Diospyros kaki in biochemical figure of Pakistani plants still require considerable research activities due to its remarkable antioxidant properties. Objective: This study was an effort to characterize antioxidant...

["Biochemistry","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27245v1
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It is still unclear how humans control mediolateral (ML) stability in walking and even more so for running. Here, foot placement adjustment as a main mechanism of active control of mediolateral stability was compared between walking and running. Moreover, to verify...

["Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27244v1
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Background. Brachycephalus includes miniaturized frogs with restricted geographical distributions throughout the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Ecological data for most species are still scarce. For instance, advertisement calls have only been described for 12 of the...

["Animal Behavior","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27243v1
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Background: It is estimated that 13% of arthropod species carry the heritable symbiont Cardinium hertigii. 16S rRNA and gyrB sequence divides this species into three clades, with the A group infecting a range of arthropods, the B group infecting nematode worms,...

["Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27242v1
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Understanding how biological systems convert and store energy is a primary goal of biological research. However, despite the formulation of Mitchell’s chemiosmotic theory, which allowed taking fundamental steps forward, we are still far from the complete decryption...

["Biochemistry","Biophysics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27241v1
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Sustainability indicators are an important management tool used to realize and sustain the desired state of coastal zones. They simplify, quantify, analyze, and communicate the complexity of coastal zones. However, because of such simplification, indicator selection...

["Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27240v1
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Modern computing systems are generally based on embedded smart agents. They are introduced as a new trend of computing paradigm; in which we can define smart entities in software system or robotic machines. This modern trend of technology calls for new approaches...

["Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27239v1
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The owlflies (Family Ascalaphidae) belong to the Neuroptera but are often mistaken as dragonflies because of morphological characters. To date, only three mitochondrial genomes of Ascalaphidae, namely Libelloides macaronius; Ascaloptynx appendiculatus; Ascalohybris...

["Entomology","Genomics","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27183v2
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Invertebrates make up 97-99% of biodiversity on Earth and contribute to multiple ecosystem services (ES) in both natural and human-dominated systems. One such service, biological control (BC) of herbivorous pests, is a core component of sustainable intensification...

["Agricultural Science","Ecology","Computational Science","Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27238v1
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This paper presents the design, realization and evaluation of a Map Design course conducted using an open source GIS (QGIS) to students of the bachelor in Visual Communication. The specific challenge was teaching approaches from Social Science and Humanities (SSH)...

["Computer Education","Graphics","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27237v1
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GeoWall is an innovative interactive physical wall based on advanced Open technologies that enables the dissemination of scientific contents to a wide public. The system, in line with Open Science principles, aims to promote the link between science, local impacts,...

["Multimedia","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27236v1
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Bears Ears National Monument (BENM) is a new, landscape-scale national monument jointly administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service in southeastern Utah as part of the National Conservation Lands system. As initially designated, BENM encompasses...

["Paleontology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3442v2
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Seasonality is an important feature of essentially all natural systems but the consequences of seasonality have been vastly underappreciated. Early work emphasized the role of seasonality in driving cyclic population dynamics, but the consequences of seasonality...

["Ecology","Mathematical Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27235v1
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This paper describes a method that uses georeferenced landscape pictures extracted from open picture collections for the determination of the population's interest in spatial features. The automated method takes into account the coordinates of the camera position...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Vision","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27234v1
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Background: Sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) is a highly nutritious, tannin-containing, and tetraploid forage legume. Due to the lack of detailed transcriptomic and genomic information on this species, genetic and breeding projects for sainfoin improvement have...

["Agricultural Science","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27232v1
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