Editor rating: 8 / 10Luis Eguiarte –– This is an important contribution, not only because it illuminates on the complex relations between dogs and wolves, and on how adaptations can move between related species, but also because it is relevant for understanding the domestication process of animals, but also in plants.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Jie Liu –– This is a hot topic addressing an important question.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Christopher Cooper –– Useful bioinformatics tool for viral metagenomics
Editor rating: 7 / 10Robert Winkler –– The article has practical implications in the conservation of tree species.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Donald Kramer –– This is a well-executed field study that addresses density dependence of both attraction and avoidance of conspecifics over a broad range of densities in marine larvae settling from the plankton.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Maria Cristina Albertini –– This is a good quality research paper and matches the journal standards.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty –– This study presents interesting data that show how some coral-associated microbes have the capacity to protect their host by predating on alien bacteria.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Keith Crandall –– This paper demonstrates that there is significant hidden diversity still to be discovered and described in this interesting group of Australian freshwater crayfish.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Keith Crandall –– This study presents a novel bioinformatics pipeline for emm gene typing from whole genome sequence data from Streptococcus, the most common etiological agent of throat infections.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Gian Tartaglia –– The identification if CRISPR arrays is crucial to understand how the system works and can be manipulated in applications
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