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Evolutionary Dynamics of Pine Squirrels (Tamiasciurus) in Western North America
The evolution of new phenotypes and species is a population genetic process that is governed by four fundamental forces: natural selection, drift, mutation, and gene flow. Ecological genetics is the reciprocal interaction between population genetic theory and empirical observations from nature and the laboratory. Here I present ...
Physiological and behavioral responses to temperature and flow in the barnacle Balanus glandula Darwin (1854)
Given the scale and pace of anthropogenic change in marine environments, it is important to understand the manner in which organisms respond to environmental uncertainty. For many aquatic species, fundamental processes such respiration and feeding are potentially limited by the exchange of materials to and from their fluid ...