Plant Biology

Harmine stimulates proliferation of human neural progenitors
21 citations · 311,331 views · 2,414 downloads
Gluten-free food database: the nutritional quality and cost of packaged gluten-free foods
54 citations · 121,137 views · 6,075 downloads
Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
44 citations · 94,584 views · 5,425 downloads
Humans differ in their personal microbial cloud
121 citations · 55,797 views · 5,826 downloads
Genome-scale investigation of phenotypically distinct but nearly clonal Trichoderma strains
2 citations · 54,738 views · 623 downloads
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) reassure others in distress
37 citations · 51,270 views · 2,452 downloads
Regenerative agriculture: merging farming and natural resource conservation profitably
25 citations · 43,564 views · 7,060 downloads
The effect of habitual and experimental antiperspirant and deodorant product use on the armpit microbiome
20 citations · 45,055 views · 2,259 downloads
Boxer crabs induce asexual reproduction of their associated sea anemones by splitting and intraspecific theft
2 citations · 41,023 views · 1,472 downloads
The effect of listening to music on human transcriptome
20 citations · 37,573 views · 3,221 downloads
Plant Biology

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Time wasted on finding free and accessible papers is valuable time wasted for conservation practitioners. Interesting new paper explores this issue & outlines ways for improvement

“Very few sites can reshape the inferred phylogenetic tree” paper by @realwrf and Donald Canfield

Look at this lovely paper using social media to help study those hard to study herps citizenscience #reptiles @NRF_News

Integrating population genetic structure, microbiome, and pathogens presence data in Dermacentor variabilis @thePeerJ

Deutsche Welle: "When boxer crabs fight, anemones are the real winners"

The Washington Post: "The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body’s bacteria"

The Smithsonian: "You Produce a Microbial Cloud That Can Act Like an Invisible Fingerprint"

New Research Shows Listening to Music Actually Alters Your Genes in Surprising Ways

Coverage in National Geographic by Ed Yong

A Reassuring Trunk: Evidence of Consolation in Elephants