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Limb myology and muscle architecture of the Indian rhinoceros Rhinoceros unicornis and the white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Mammalia: Rhinocerotidae)
Korakot Nganvongpanit –– You will enjoy during read this article, Limb myology and muscle architecture of the Indian rhinoceros Rhinoceros unicornis and the white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Mammalia: Rhinocerotidae)
Sexual dimorphism in mud crabs: a tale of three sympatric Scylla species
Isabella Bordon –– Sexual dimorphism in mud crabs
Effects of dietary inorganic chromium supplementation on broiler growth performance: a meta-analysis
Charles Okpala –– This paper contributes to the body of knowledge regarding chromium in broiler, very essential to the poultry industry.
Incomplete lineage sorting and ancient admixture, and speciation without morphological change in ghost-worm cryptic species
Joseph Gillespie –– Cerca et al. employ state-of-the-art population genomics approaches to illuminate a complex of cryptic species in a meiofaunal annelid.
Hissing of geese: caller identity encoded in a non-vocal acoustic signal
Lesley Rogers –– This paper enters a new area of investigation of avian vocalizations.
Doing nothing and what it looks like: inactivity in fattening cattle
Mohammed Gagaoua –– This paper is among the first that explored inactive behaviour in cattle by applying a detailed description of postures from an Inactivity Ethogram and by using the machine learning algorithm cspade to identify frequently co-occurring posture combinations
Arthropod IGF, relaxin and gonadulin, putative orthologs of Drosophila insulin-like peptides 6, 7 and 8, likely originated from an ancient gene triplication
Rogerio Sotelo-Mundo –– An extensive work addressing the functions and evolution of peptides insulin-like in the post-genomic era.
Effects of rumen bypass melatonin feeding (RBMF) on milk quality and mastitis of Holstein cows
Dunxian Tan –– The authors reported a new method to deal with the cow mastitis which is convenient and safe. If the results are confirmed, it is valuable for the diary farm to improve diary quality.
Impact of digital video analytics on accuracy of chemobehavioural phenotyping in aquatic toxicology
Jörg Oehlmann –– Because behaviorual endpoints are increasingly considered in ecotoxicological studies, the question and potential impacts of different data processing tools and software are important and relevant to come to valid results.
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First days at sea: depicting migration patterns of juvenile seabirds in highly impacted seascapes #ornithology #seabirds @PepArcos @LouzaoMaite @SEO_BirdLife @ebdonana https://t.co/7vzus3Ylm5

A #NewSpecies described from a partial skeleton of a hybodontiform shark-like chondrichthyan from the Upper Jurassic Kimmeridge Clay Formation of England in @PeerJLife article https://t.co/ouBouQ42Ee @univienna @TEC_Kimmeridge #Aquaculture #Fisheries #Paleontology #Taxonomy https://t.co/Nu4QdSagOc

Finally a rhino muscle paper! Great study led by Cyril Etienne, through a nice collaboration between @JohnRHutchinson's lab and #GRAVIBONE. https://t.co/0RUHYscMgU https://t.co/QVLLva7HXK

New study of pelvic morphometrics in Felidae: https://t.co/zf7RQecHzG

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Our article has been published today @thePeerJ Experimental indications of gardeners’ anecdotes that #snails interfere with invasive #slugs https://t.co/r7m5YaHSGY #AgriculturalScience #Ecology #Zoology #biodiversity #neobiota

A #NewSpecies of #Nostolepis scale remains discovered in the Lower Devonian of Qujing, China Read the full @PeerJLife article https://t.co/qQacMnJJfm #EvolutionaryStudies #MarineBiology #Paleontology #Taxonomy https://t.co/JiSDMrjVS7

From long-term agricultural experiment: Type of organic fertilizer rather than organic amendment per se increases abundance of soil biota. With Maria Viketoft & Laura Riggi leading https://t.co/wThzQKCrPz https://t.co/TzrQPyWJf7

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Our article on the effects of plastics in Drosophila has been published today in @thePeerJ https://t.co/gazw6S870Z #DevelopmentalBiology #Ecotoxicology. Great collaborating with @b_longdon @BrendanGodley @paquiydeleite @elmaxitour and Kat @UofE_Research