Editor rating: 7 / 10Sheila Colla –– Methods to test pesticide impacts on species other than honeybees and bumblebees will be important for policy and regulation going forward.
Section Editor rating: 8 / 10Jennifer Vonk –– This is a novel study that has important practical applications to the management of pet dogs
Editor rating: 8 / 10Shao-Chen Sun –– A system which produces more primordial germ cell-like cells.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Lesley Rogers –– Investigation of the ability of dogs to respond to magnetic information is of broad interest.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Hilary Morrison –– The article provides a molecular identification method for members of an important taxonomic group.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Michael Wink –– Interesting story
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jennifer Vonk –– Behavioral flexibility is an important topic that gets at underlying species differences in cognition. Here, the authors were able to examine wolves and dogs, which may point to the impact of domestication on some aspects of canid cognition.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Barry Brook –– Useful study on decision making in insect predators.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jennifer Vonk –– Gene - behavior associations is a very important and growing area of research. These types of studies will help us understand the impact of domestication at a more molecular level in canids.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Kenneth De Baets –– This manuscript a comprehensive review of sexual dimorphism in arachnids including several small understudied orders. This makes it possible to discuss general patterns and gaps in our current knowledge. For the more general audience, it might be interesting to see how male and female arachnids can differ.
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