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Harmine stimulates proliferation of human neural progenitors
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Honey bee sting pain index by body location
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Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
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A specimen-level phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision of Diplodocidae (Dinosauria, Sauropoda)
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Arthropods of the great indoors: characterizing diversity inside urban and suburban homes
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Humans differ in their personal microbial cloud
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Genome-scale investigation of phenotypically distinct but nearly clonal Trichoderma strains
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Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) reassure others in distress
36 citations · 50,374 views · 2,434 downloads
The relationship of female physical attractiveness to body fatness
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Regenerative agriculture: merging farming and natural resource conservation profitably
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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

Proliferating activity in a bryozoan lophophore https://t.co/sMOj3RspgD @thePeerJ https://t.co/oEhj9GugXh

Our new paper on ball moss for biomonitoring CO (and CO2) pollution in the Valley of Mexico, just got published in @thePeerJ! "Isotopic biomonitoring of anthropic carbon emissions in a megalopolis" https://t.co/WVQ4DBkwrh https://t.co/tASHOtATK5

Describen tres nuevas especies de tuco-tuco para la Patagonia. Una de ellas está exclusivamente en Península Valdés https://t.co/Lt2uyfuVDT vía @thePeerJ

An article I handled as editor has been published today @thePeerJ https://t.co/Cp1q49izq3 #Ecology #EcosystemScience #MarineBiology #ClimateChangeBiology #SpatialandGeographicInformationScience

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

Caodeyao, a new peculiar therocephalian https://t.co/wB1YNggnPa via @thePeerJ

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/

News coverage for EarthTouch
http://www.earthtouchnews.com/discoveries/fossils/news-just-in-brontosaurus-rises-from-the-dead

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

The Worst Places To Get Stung By A Bee: Nostril, Lip, Penis
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/04/03/the-worst-places-to-get-stung-by-a-bee-nostril-lip-penis/

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