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A micro X-ray computed tomography dataset of South African hermit crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea) containing scans of two rare specimens and three recently described species
(Oxford University Press, 2018-03-14)
Background: Along with the conventional deposition of physical types at natural history museums, the deposition of 3-dimensional (3D) image data has been proposed for rare and valuable museum specimens, such as irreplaceable ...
Diffusion markers of dendritic density and arborization in gray matter predict differences in intelligence
(Nature Research (part of Springer Nature), 2018)
Previous research has demonstrated that individuals with higher intelligence are more likely to have larger gray matter volume in brain areas predominantly located in parieto-frontal regions. These findings were usually ...
Competition between silicifiers and non-silicifiers in the past and present ocean and its evolutionary impacts
(Frontiers Media, 2018)
Competition is a central part of the evolutionary process, and silicification is no exception: between biomineralized and non-biomineralized organisms, between siliceous and non-siliceous biomineralizing organisms, and ...
Two distance memories in desert ants - modes of interaction
(Public Library of Science, 2018-10-10)
Navigation plays an essential role for many animals leading a mobile mode of life, and for central place foragers in particular. One important prerequisite for navigation is the ability to estimate distances covered during ...
Developmental origins of health and disease in Africa - influencing early life
It is well established that Africa is undergoing rapid transitions resulting in a triple burden of malnutrition, infectious diseases, and non-communicable diseases (NCDs).1,2 That health systems are unlikely to be able to ...
Fairness and transparency are required for the inclusion of privately protected areas in publicly accessible conservation databases
There is a growing recognition of the contribution that privately-owned land makes to conservation efforts, and governments are increasingly counting privately protected areas (PPAs) towards their international conservation ...