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Variation in growth of Damaraland mole-rats is explained by competition rather than by functional specialization for different tasks (Royal Society Publishing, 2016-12-14)In some eusocial insect societies, adaptation to the division of labour results in multimodal size variation among workers. It has been suggested that variation in size and growth among non-breeders in naked and Damaraland ...
(Wiley, 2017-02-01)Indole is a key environmental cue that is used by many organisms. Based on its biochemistry, we suggest indole is used so universally, and by such different organisms, because it derives from the metabolism of tryptophan, ...
(Royal Society Publishing, 2016-12-14)Research on relative brain size in mammals suggests that increases in brain size may generate benefits to survival and costs to fecundity: comparative studies of mammals have shown that interspecific differences in relative ...