Bioinformatics and Genomics

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Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) reassure others in distress
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Woodlice change the habitat use of spiders in a different food chain https://t.co/9krQO2OuDG @thePeerJ https://t.co/BtubNL6cIC

The transferability of microsatellite loci from a homoploid to a polyploid hybrid complex: an example from fine-leaved Festuca species (Poaceae) https://t.co/W1TEV877eJ @thePeerJ

An article I handled as editor has been published today @PeerJCompSci https://t.co/1gpkJRTdzZ #Bioinformatics #DataMiningandMachineLearning

Good news in dark times: our new paper on wolf-sized otter (Sivaonyx) and leopard-sized wolverine (Plesiogulo) from early Pliocene of Langebaanweeg (South Africa) is published! https://t.co/1diQYLGG5I #Paleontology #Taxonomy @CoE_Palaeo @Iziko_Museums @UCT_news Art:Maggie Newman https://t.co/QU3l1sxckr

Status of coral reefs in Antigua & Barbuda: using data to inform management https://t.co/g1eA6NK5Cm @thePeerJ https://t.co/rRW6HG5zEG

Mountain goat survival and mortality during a period of increased puma abundance in the Black Hills, South Dakota https://t.co/2OhlO7xdEk @thePeerJ https://t.co/KjmKtdEXTz

Otra importante contribución al conocimiento de la ictiofauna neotropical publicado hoy en @thePeerJ: Evolución tectónica de la Cordillera de los Andes y su efecto en la diversificación del género Pseudopimelodus: @ https://t.co/BxFtZPXXwy #Biogeography #FreshwaterBiology

BBC: "AI predicts outcome of human rights cases"
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37727387

Smithsonian: "Dozens of Insects and Spiders May Live in Every Room of Your House"
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/dozens-insects-and-spiders-may-live-every-room-your-house-180957853/

The Smithsonian: "You Produce a Microbial Cloud That Can Act Like an Invisible Fingerprint"
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/you-produce-microbial-cloud-can-act-invisible-fingerprint-180956698/

Coverage in National Geographic by Ed Yong
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/01/13/how-big-are-the-biggest-squid-whales-sharks-jellyfish/

A Reassuring Trunk: Evidence of Consolation in Elephants
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2014/02/reassuring-trunk-evidence-consolation-elephants/