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Integrating population genetic structure, microbiome, and pathogens presence data in Dermacentor variabilis https://t.co/acwQ2uFyiK @thePeerJ https://t.co/j5YCLWgsDx

New in @thePeerJ Universality vs experience: a cross-cultural pilot study on the consonance effect in music at different altitudes https://t.co/SRUJ7Gi4y2 Spoiler - No effect of altitude :)

Modifying effects of leaf litter extracts from invasive versus native tree species on copper-induced responses in Lemna minor https://t.co/Gjd69OcYNe @thePeerJ https://t.co/i9zKMZH6qS

Rodents’ responses to manipulated plant litter and seed densities: implications for restoration https://t.co/viisNiiU84 @thePeerJ https://t.co/X5Ael3Hkg6

A little frog leaps a long way: compounded colonizations of the Indian Subcontinent discovered in the tiny Oriental frog genus Microhyla (Amphibia: Microhylidae) https://t.co/WL4Fe6uZ4I @thePeerJ https://t.co/oO0oEAbiSY

The impact of short-term exposure to near shore stressors on the early life stages of the reef building coral Montipora capitata https://t.co/bLNnmeZ3cs @thePeerJ

Science Magazine: "Untangling spider biology"
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6361/288.full

Science Magazine: "Ground hunting led to spider explosion"
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/02/ground-hunting-led-spider-explosion

GenomeWeb: "Team Tweaks Spider Phylogeny With Genomic, Transcriptomic Data"
https://www.genomeweb.com/sequencing-technology/team-tweaks-spider-phylogeny-genomic-transcriptomic-data

A population genetic R-evolution
http://www.molecularecologist.com/2015/01/a-population-genetic-r-evolution/