Editor rating: 9 / 10Donald Kramer –– This article presents a unique perspective on energetics and tactics involved in a type of predator-prey encounter rarely documented at all, much less in this detail. It uses modern technology to full advantage in a study of charismatic animals. Both reviewers are experts in the area and concur that this is a unique and valuable study.
Editor rating: 7 / 10John Measey –– Very few studies exist and this is a well designed study that should be well cited.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Dezene Huber –– Work on these exotic pests has so far been minimal. This provides a good foundation for further investigations on semiochemical-based IPM methods for monitoring, deterrence, or perhaps even mass trapping.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Yegor Vassetzky –– The MS describes the transfer of viral helicases to insect retrotransposons.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty –– Within the field of comparative immunology, this study provides a solid contribution toward the understanding of the circadian regulation of the immune system in Bats.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Philip Kass –– Adds to the body of literature of environmental stimulation of dogs under anesthesia, which often occurs with considerable ambient sounds.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Magnus Johnson –– It has an interesting use of Akaikes Information Criterion to assist with choosing spectral templates.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Maria Concetta Geloso –– The study adds useful information about the role of FGFR1 signaling during brain development.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Joseph Gillespie –– It adds an important dimension to understanding the role of reproductive rate on the ability of Wolbachia to induce parthenogenesis
Editor rating: 7 / 10Nigel Andrew –– bee responses to chemical exposure - high profile issues at the moment
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