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Arranging a heterogeneous collection of entities into a hierarchy of linearly ordered levels (layers or strata) is a general ordering scheme that is a widely used notion for organizing knowledge. On the basis of four specific examples, all of which are relevant...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Zoology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2429v1
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1. Stable isotope analysis is a widely used tool for the reconstruction and interpretation of animal diets and trophic relationships. Analytical tools have improved the robustness of inferring the relative contribution of different prey sources to an animal’s diet...

["Computational Biology","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Zoology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1950v1
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Anchors are important attachment appendages that prevent the physical dislodging of a monogenean parasite from fish host gills. Common descent and evolutionary processes have left their mark on anchor morphometry, in the form of patterns of shape and size variation...

["Biodiversity","Computational Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1283v1
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The concept of phylogenetic homology has been criticized of involving circular argumentation resulting from a methodological gap between its ontological definition and its empirical recognition criteria. Based on the role of similarity for the recognition of phylogenetic...

["Biodiversity","Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1243v1
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Background: Research is published in indexed, online scholarly journals so that published knowledge can be easily found and built upon by others. Most scholars rely on relatively few online indexing service providers to search for relevant scholarly content. It...

["Computational Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy","Zoology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.773v1
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We developed a three-dimensional, biomechanical computer model of the 36 major pelvic limb muscle groups in an ostrich (Struthio camelus) to investigate muscle function in this, the largest of extant birds and model organism for many studies of locomotor mechanics,...

["Bioengineering","Computational Biology","Zoology","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.513v1
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