This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the Biology Department. The Biology Department faculty members have an extensive knowledge of modern biology from molecules and cells through organisms, populations, and ecosystems, and their instruction emphasizes the conceptual, historical, and technical progression of biological science. Many faculty members have specialization in specific areas of biology.

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Submissions from 2014

The Amoeba In The Room: Lives Of The Microbes, Mark O. Martin

Submissions from 2013

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Redesigning space for interdisciplinary connections: the Puget Sound science center, Alyce Ann DeMarais, Jeanne L. Narum, and Adele J. Wolfson

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Differences in relative abundance and size structure of the sea stars Pisaster ochraceus and Evasterias troschelii among habitat types in Puget Sound, Washington, USA, Joel K. Elliott and Tanya L. Rogers

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Task Specialization And Odor Effects On Proboscis Extension Conditioning In Bumblebees (bombus Huntii), Susannah Hannaford, Amelia Sattler, Jessica Siegel, and Robin L. Foster

Consideration of the California/Oregon/Washington population of the Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) as a Distinct Population Segment under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, Peter Hodum

Estado poblacional de la Fardela Blanca de Masatierra (Pterodroma defilippiana) en el Archipiélago Juan Fernández, Peter Hodum

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Field notes on the Pink-foot: Learning to save an amazing seabird, Peter Hodum

Programa de conservación del Rayadito de Másafuera (Aphrastura masafuerae), Peter Hodum

Programas de restauración de hábitat crítico para aves amenazadas en el Archipiélago Juan Fernández, Peter Hodum

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Seabirds, Peter Hodum

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A model approach for estimating colony size, trends, and habitat associations of burrow-nesting seabirds, Peter Hodum, Scott F. Pearson, Thomas P. Good, Michael Schrimpf, and Shannon M. Knapp

Ontogenetic Color Variation In The Sea Star Pisaster Ochraceus As An Adaptation To Avoid Predation By Gulls, M. Krauszer, A. Leiken, and Joel K. Elliott

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Polyploidy and its effect on evolutionary success: old questions revisited with new tools, Andreas Madlung

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Genetic and epigenetic aspects of polyploid evolution in plants, Andreas Madlung and J F. Wendel

Talmudic Question #94: Why is Bacterial Bioluminescence Comparatively Rare in Terrestrial and Freshwater Environments?, Mark O. Martin

Teaching Students To See Through ‘Microbial Eyes', Mark O. Martin

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The Hospital Microbiome Project: Meeting Report for the 2nd Hospital Microbiome Project, Chicago, USA, January 15th, 2013, Mark O. Martin, Benjamin D. Shogan, Daniel P. Smith, Aaron I. Packman, Scott T. Kelley, Emily M. Landon, Seema Bhangar, Gary J. Vora, Rachael M. Jones, Kevin Keegan, Brent Stephens, Tiffanie Ramos, Benjamin C. Kirkup, Hal Levin, Mariana Rosenthal, Betsy Foxman, Eugene B. Chang, Jeffrey Siegel, Sarah Cobey, Gary An, John C. Alverdy, Paula J. Olsiewski, Rachel Marrs, Mark Hernandez, Scott Christley, Michael Morowitz, Stephen Weber, and Jack Gilbert

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Drosophila PRL-1 Is a Growth Inhibitor That Counteracts the Function of the Src Oncogene, Krystle T. Pagarigan, Bryce Bunn, Jake Goodchild, Travis K. Rahe, Julie F. Weiss, and Leslie J. Saucedo

Determining The Potential Activity Of Wnt Signaling In Zebrafish Oocyte Maturation Through Examination Of (2-)catenin And Dishevelled Mrna Concentrations, N. B. Pincus and Alyce Ann Demarais

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Effect of stress on female-specific ornamentation, Stacey L. Weiss, Emily E. Mulligan, Dawn Wilson, and David Kabelik

Submissions from 2012

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Historical Biogeography Of The North American Glacier Ice Worm, Mesenchytraeus Solifugus (annelida: Oligochaeta: Enchytraeidae), C. Roman Dial, Roman J. Dial, Ralph Saunders, Shirley A. Lang, Ben Lee, Peter H. Wimberger, Megan S. Dinapoli, Alexander S. Egiazarov, Shannon L. Gipple, Melanie R. Maghirang, Daniel J. McArdle, Stephanie R. Yudkovitz, and Daniel H. Shain

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Effect Of Signaler Body Size On The Response Of Male Striped Plateau Lizards (sceloporus Virgatus) To Conspecific Chemical Cues, Alexa K. Fritzsche and Stacey L. Weiss

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Effect of signaler body size on the response of male striped plateau lizards (Sceloporus virgatus) to conspecific chemical cues, Alexa K. Fritzsche and Stacey L. Weiss

Nest site use in sympatric petrels of the Juan Fernández Archipelago, Chile: Juan Fernández petrel (Pterodroma externa) and Stejneger’s petrel (Pterodroma longirostris), Peter Hodum, R P. Schlatter, and R Reyes

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A Bayesian method for the joint estimation of outcrossing rate and inbreeding depression, Vanessa A. Koelling, P. J. Monnahan, and J. K. Kelly

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Natural variation and persistent developmental instabilities in geographically diverse accessions of the allopolyploid Arabidopsis suecica, Andreas Madlung, James Bernhard, Natalie Henkhaus, Leigh Jurevic, and Emanual A. Kahsai

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Allopolyploidization Lays the Foundation for Evolution of Distinct Populations: Evidence From Analysis of Synthetic Arabidopsis Allohexaploids, Starr C. Matsushita, Anand P. Tyagi, Gerad M. Thorton, J Chris Pires, and Andreas Madlung

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The influence of intertidal location and temperature on the metabolic cost of emersion in Pisaster ochraceus, Alexa Tullis, S Pincebourde, C J. Monaco, and E K. Fly

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Pteridine, Not Carotenoid, Pigments Underlie The Female-specific Orange Ornament Of Striped Plateau Lizards (sceloporus Virgatus), Stacey L. Weiss, K. Foerster, and J. Hudon

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Pteridine, not carotenoid, pigments underlie the female-specific orange ornament of striped plateau lizards (Sceloporus virgatus), Stacey L. Weiss, K. Foerster, and J. Hudon

Submissions from 2011

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Thioredoxin-family protein EYE2 and Ser/Thr kinase EYE3 play interdependent roles in eyespot assembly, Joseph S. Boyd, Telsa M. Mittelmeier, Mary Rose Lamb, and Carol L. Dieckmann

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Reply To Van Liew And Vann "Sonic Echocardiography: What Does It Mean When There Are No Bubbles In The Left Ventricle?", Jonathan E. Elliott, Yujung Choi, Steven S. Laurie, Ximeng Yang, Igor M. Gladstone, and Andrew T. Lovering

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Effect Of Initial Gas Bubble Composition On Detection Of Inducible Intrapulmonary Arteriovenous Shunt During Exercise In Normoxia, Hypoxia, Or Hyperoxia, Jonathan E. Elliott, Yujung Choi, Steven S. Laurie, Ximeng Yang, Igor M. Gladstone, and Andrew T. Lovering

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La fardela blanca: ¡Un viajero americano en peligro!, Peter Hodum

Monitoreo de la población reproductora de la Fardela Blanca (Puffinus creatopus) en Isla Santa Clara, Peter Hodum

Monitoreo de la población reproductora de la Fardela Blanca (Puffinus creatopus) en Isla Santa Clara, Peter Hodum

Monitoreo de la población reproductora de la Fardela Negra (Pterodroma neglecta) en Morro Juanango, Archipiélago Juan Fernández, Peter Hodum

Proyecto piloto: Control de plantas invasivas en Isla Alejandro Selkirk, Archipiélago Juan Fernández, Peter Hodum

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The social dimension - public involvement in seabird island restoration, Peter J. Hodum, D R. Towns, A. Aguirre Munoz, S W. Kress, A A. Burbidge, and A Saunders

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Rapid independent trait evolution despite a strong pleiotropic genetic correlation, Vanessa A. Koelling, Jeffrey K. Conner, Keith Karoly, Christy Stewart, Heather Sahli, and Frank H. Shaw

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Genetic diversity and structure in two species of Leavenworthia with self-incompatible and self-compatible populations, Vanessa A. Koelling, J. L. Hamrick, and Rodney Mauricio

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Miniature- and Multiple-Eyespot Loci in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Define New Modulators of Eyespot Photoreception and Assembly, Mary Rose Lamb, Joseph S. Boyd, and Carol L. Dieckmann

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Thioredoxin-family protein EYE2 and Ser/ Thr kinase EYE3 play interdependent roles in eyespot assembly, Mary Rose Lamb, Carol L. Dieckmann, Telsa M. Mittelmeier, and Joseph S. Boyd

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Asymmetric properties of the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cytoskeleton direct rhodopsin photoreceptor localization, Mary Rose Lamb, Telsa M. Mittelmeier, Joseph S. Boyd, and Carol L. Dieckmann

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A Study assessing the potential of negative effects in interdisciplinary math-biology instruction, Andreas Madlung, M. Bremer, E. Himelblau, and Alexa Tullis

A Microbe By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet..., Mark O. Martin

Ringing a Microbial Dinner Bell, Mark O. Martin

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EndoGI modulates Notch signaling and axon guidance in Drosophila, Leslie J. Saucedo, David D. O'Keefe, and Bruce A. Edgar

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The cost of incline locomotion in ghost crabs (Ocypode quadrata) of different sizes, Alexa Tullis and Scott C. Andrus

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Pterin-based Ornamental Coloration Predicts Yolk Antioxidant Levels In Female Striped Plateau Lizards (sceloporus Virgatus), Stacey L. Weiss, Eileen A. Kennedy, Rebecca J. Safran, and Kevin J. McGraw

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Female ornamentation predicts yolk antioxidant levels in striped plateau lizards, Sceloporus virgatus, Stacey L. Weiss, Eileen A. Kennedy, Rebecca J. Safran, and Kevin J. McGraw

Submissions from 2010

Bigger Is Better: The Effect Of Female Ornamentation On Male Mate Choice In The Striped Plateau Lizard, Sceloporus Virgatus, B. S. Balbag and Stacey L. Weiss

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Molecular mechanisms of maternal/fetal nutrient transfer in viviparous Poeciliid fishes – a role for ?-catenin?, Alyce DeMarais

The Effect Of Female Ornamentation On Aggressive Male-male Interactions In The Striped Plateau Lizard (sceloporus Virgatus), Matthew E. Dubin and Stacey L. Weiss

Gas Bubble Composition Does Not Affect The Detection Of Exercise-induced Intrapulmonary Arteriovenous Shunt In Hypoxia, Normoxia Or Hyperoxia, Jonathan E. Elliott, Yujung Choi, Steven S. Laurie, Ximeng Yang, Igor M. Gladstone, and Andrew T. Lovering

Age, But Not Task-specialization, Is Associated With Differences In Brain Structure In Bumblebee, Bombus Huntii, Workers, Susannah Hannaford, R. L. Foster, and C. Bossart

Estimación poblacional y evaluación de la clasificación de la Fardela Blanca de Masatierra (Pterodroma defilippiana), Peter Hodum

Impactos a madrigueras de la fardela blanca (Puffinus creatopus) en colonias con y sin ganado, Isla Robinson Crusoe, Archipiélago Juan Fernández, Peter Hodum and A. Gladics

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On the ecology and conservation of the critically endangered Másafuera Rayadito (Aphrastura masafuerae), Peter Hodum, Jorge A. Tomasevic, and Cristián F. Estades

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Genetic factors associated with mating system cause a partial reproductive barrier between two parapatric species of Leavenworthia (Brassicaceae), Vanessa A. Koelling and Rodney Mauricio

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Genome Organization and Gene Expression. Chapter 2, Andreas Madlung

Genomic responses during interspecies hybridization and their implications for evolutionary change in the genus Arabidopsis, Andreas Madlung

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Introduction to the statistical analysis of two-color microarray data, Andreas Madlung, Martina Bremer, and Edward Himelblau

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Flower reversion in the natural allopolyploid Arabidopsis suecica, Andreas Madlung, Erin McCullough, Kristen M. Wright, Aurelia Alvarez, Chanel P. Clark, and Wayne L. Rickoll

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Differential sensitivity of the Arabidopsis thaliana transcriptome and enhancers to the effects of genome doubling, Andreas Madlung, Daniela Pignatta, Brian P. Dilkes, Suk-Young Yoo, Isabelle M. Henry, Rebecca W. Doerge, Z. Jeffrey Chen, and Luca Comai

Microbial Friends Where New Students Least Expect Them: The Microbiology of Water Bottles, Mark O. Martin

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Adroitly and Persuasively Preaching to the Microbial Choir, Mark. O. Martin

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Sex-specific asymmetry within the cloacal microbiota of the striped plateau lizard, Sceloporus virgatus, Mark. O. Martin, F. R. Gilman, and Stacey Weiss

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Book Review: Adroitly and Persuasively Preaching to the Microbial Choir, Mark O. Martin, E. A. Kennedy, and J. A. Bernard

Chemical Cues Indicate Familiarity And Body Size In Striped Plateau Lizards, Stacey L. Weiss and A. F. Fritzsche

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An RFLP assay to determine if Mytilus galloprovincialis Lmk. (Mytilidae; Bivalvia) is of Northern or Southern hemisphere origin, K. M. Westfall, Peter H. Wimberger, and J. P. A. Gardner

The Expression Of Spindle Assembly Checkpoint Protein Bub-1 In Zebrafish (danio Rerio) Oocytes, Mandi J. Wood and Alyce Ann Demarais

Submissions from 2009

A role for aneuploidy in evolution?, Andreas Madlung

The role of mitotic instability and aneuploidy in the evolution of allopolyploids in the genus Arabidopsis, Andreas Madlung

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Mitotic instability in resynthesized and natural polyploids of the genus Arabidopsis (Brassicaceae), Andreas Madlung, Kristen M. Wright, and J. Chris Pires

Scientist-science Educator Collaborations: Do They Improve Students' Understanding Of The Nature Of Science?, Catherine Martin-Dunlop and Peter J. Hodum

A transposon-based search for regulators of the malA gene of the bacterial predator, Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus, Mark O. Martin, Whitney Bower, and Kim Dill-McFarland

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Female-specific ornamentation predicts offspring quality in striped plateau lizards, Sceloporus virgatus, Stacey Weiss, Eileen A. Kennedy, and James A. Bernhard

Submissions from 2008

Plan nacional para la conservación de la fardela de vientre blanco Puffinus creatopus Coues, 1864 en Chile, Peter Hodum and A. Hinojosa Saez

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Recovery strategy for the Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) and the Pink-footed shearwater (Puffinus creatopus) in Canada, Peter Hodum, Joanna L. Smith, N. R. Parker, K. H. Morgan, L. K. Blight, M. J. Chutter, T. Mawani, and D. Cunnington

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Arginine vasotocin (AVT) immunoreactivity relates to testosterone but not territorial aggression in the tree lizard, Urosaurus ornatus, David Kabelik, Stacey L. Weiss, and Michael C. Moore

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Steroid hormones alter neuroanatomy and aggression independently in the tree lizard, David Kabelik, Stacey L. Weiss, and Michael C. Moore

Effect of a-glucosidases on Biofilm Formation by Pseudomonas putida, and a Possible Role of the malA Gene of the Bacterial Predator, Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus, Mark O. Martin, Jillian L. Waters, and Bethany Stackhouse

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C2 Domain Protein Min1 Promotes Eyespot Organization In Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii, Telsa M. Mittelmeier, Peter Berthold, Avihai Danon, Mary Rose Lamb, Alexander Levitan, Michael E. Rice, and Carol L. Dieckmann

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Testosterone and social context affect singing behavior but not song control region volumes in adult male songbirds in the fall, C R. Strand, M. S. Ross, Stacey L. Weiss, and P. Deviche

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Differences in morphology and habitat use among the native mussel Mytilus trossulus, the non-native M. galloprovincialis, and their hybrids in Puget Sound, Washington, Peter Wimberger, Joel Elliott, Kathleen Holmes, Rachel Chambers, and Kate Leon

Submissions from 2007

Population response of pink-footed shearwaters (Puffinus creatopus) to the eradication of European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) on Isla Santa Clara, Peter Hodum

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Distribution and abundance of the Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides, Peter Hodum, Jeroen C. S. Creuwels, Sally Poncet, and Jan A. van Franeker

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Assessing western gull predation on purple sea urchins in the rocky intertidal using optimal foraging theory, Peter Hodum, E. Fernández-Juricic, and C. L. Snellen

Conservación del Rayadito de Másafuera (Aphrastura masafuerae)- Informe preliminar – temporada 2006, Peter Hodum, J. Tomasevic, A. Suardo, and C. Estades

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Self-pollen interference is absent in wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum, Brassicaceae), a species with sporophytic self-incompatibility, Vanessa A. Koelling and Keith Karoly

Influence Of Beggiatoa Bacterial Mats On Chemistry Of Sediment From Hood Canal, Washington, M. Loewen, M. Lodwick, Benjamin M. Shapiro, K. Lubetkin, Joel K. Elliott, and Jeffrey H. Tepper

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The Chlamydomonas Genome Reveals The Evolution Of Key Animal And Plant Functions, Sabeeha S. Merchant, Simon E. Prochnik, Olivier Vallon, Elizabeth H. Harris, Steven J. Karpowicz, George B. Witman, Astrid Terry, Asaf Salamov, Lillian K. Fritz-Laylin, Laurence Marechal-Drouard, Wallace F. Marshall, Liang-hu Qu, David R. Nelson, Anton A. Sanderfoot, Martin H. Spalding, Vladimir V. Kapitonov, Qinghu Ren, Patrick Ferris, Erika Lindquist, Harris Shapiro, Susan M. Lucas, Jane Grimwood, Jeremy Schmutz, Pierre Cardol, Heriberto Cerutti, Guillaume Chanfreau, Chun-long Chen, Valerie Cognat, Martin T. Croft, and Rachel Dent

Functional Morphology And Physiology Of Tail Vibration In Snakes, Brad R. Moon and Alexa Tullis

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An MYH9 human disease model in flies: site-directed mutagenesis of the Drosophila non-muscle myosin II results in hypomorphic alleles with dominant character, Wayne L. Rickoll, Josef D. Franke, Ruth A. Montague, and Daniel P. Kiehart

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Egfr/Ras signaling regulates DE-cadherin/Shotgun localization to control vein morphogenesis in the Drosophila wing, Wayne L. Rickoll, David D. O'Keefe, David A. Prober, Patrick S. Moyle, and Bruce A. Edgar

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Filling out the Hippo pathway, Leslie Saucedo and Bruce A. Edgar

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Corticosterone stimulates hatching of late-term tree lizard embryos, Stacey L. Weiss, Michael C. Moore, and Gwynne Johnston

Submissions from 2006

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Mats of Beggiatoa bacteria reveal that organic pollution from lumber mills inhibits growth of Zostera marina, Joel Elliott, Erin Spear, and Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria

Biology and conservation of the Juan Fernández Archipelago seabird community, Peter Hodum