Biodiversity and Conservation

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VSEARCH: a versatile open source tool for metagenomics
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Swarm: robust and fast clustering method for amplicon-based studies
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Real-time bioacoustics monitoring and automated species identification
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Swarm v2: highly-scalable and high-resolution amplicon clustering
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Sequencing 16S rRNA gene fragments using the PacBio SMRT DNA sequencing system
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Assessing insect responses to climate change: What are we testing for? Where should we be heading?
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Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
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Non-pneumococcal mitis-group streptococci confound detection of pneumococcal capsular serotype-specific loci in upper respiratory tract
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Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby
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Leopard (Panthera pardus) status, distribution, and the research efforts across its range
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A new tool for OTU table construction, that we are studying for future use: Swarm v2: scalable amplicon clustering https://t.co/1QbZQhUWPp via @thePeerJ

115 days ago
At last! VSEARCH is here https://t.co/LerRP1DBVV via @thePeerJ

@juncostink https://t.co/Zu44v5F7oG "Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby" I thought you could appreciate this article!

My article 'Real-time bioacoustics monitoring and automated species identification' published in PeerJ has 15,311 views and 66 citations! I love #OpenAccess @thePeerJ

African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) Populations Crash! Article: https://t.co/CJisTzWtuT Journal: https://t.co/JMJdQ1Ou4P

@realDonaldTrump What's really going down is the amount of leopard habitat. 63%-75% lost so far, and counting #scijack https://t.co/kAx3CQ1qJ0 https://t.co/iaZriUQK85

CNN: 'Our living dinosaurs' There are far fewer African elephants than we thought, study shows
http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/31/africa/great-elephant-census/

New York Times: Leopards Are More Vulnerable Than Believed, Study Finds
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/05/science/leopards-are-more-vulnerable-than-believed-study-finds.html

Interview with the first-named author
http://blog.peerj.com/post/82202736791/research-update-insects-and-climate-change

What roller derby can tell us about germs
http://healthland.time.com/2013/03/12/what-roller-derby-can-teach-us-about-our-germs/

News Audio software identifies rainforest life
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23314372