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In July 2014, we observed premature feather loss (PFL) among non-sibling, common tern Sterna hirundo chicks between 2 and 4 weeks of age at Gull Island in northern Lake Ontario, Canada. Rarely observed in wild birds, to our knowledge PFL has not been recorded in...

["Ecology","Marine Biology","Toxicology","Virology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1196v2
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Cryophilic algae thrive in liquid water within snow and ice in alpine and polar regions worldwide. Blooms of these algae lowers albedo (reflection of sunlight), thereby altering melting patterns (Kohshima et al. 1993; Lutz et al. 2014; Thomas & Duval 1995) . Here...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Genomics","Microbiology","Virology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1341v1
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In this Opinion piece, I argue that the dynamics of viruses and the cellular immune response depend on the body size of the host. I use allometric scaling theory to interpret observed quantitative differences in the infection dynamics of lymphocytic choriomeningitis...

["Ecology","Mathematical Biology","Microbiology","Virology","Immunology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.803v2
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We are presenting a rebuttal letter to the following article that appeared recently on PeerJ: Van Houtan KS, Smith CM, Dailer ML, and Kawachi M. 2014. Eutrophication and the dietary promotion of sea turtle tumors. PeerJ 2:e602. This article is available at the...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Veterinary Medicine","Virology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.539v1
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