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Exploring miniature insect brains using micro-CT scanning techniques
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The capacity to explore soft tissue structures in detail is important in understanding animal physiology and how this determines features such as movement, behaviour and the impact of trauma on regular function. Expand
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Evolutionary Trade-Off between Vocal Tract and Testes Dimensions in Howler Monkeys
Summary Males often face a trade-off between investments in precopulatory and postcopulatory traits [1], particularly when male-male contest competition determines access to mates [2]. To date,Expand
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A Polychaete’s Powerful Punch: Venom Gland Transcriptomics of Glycera Reveals a Complex Cocktail of Toxin Homologs
Glycerids are marine annelids commonly known as bloodworms. Bloodworms have an eversible proboscis adorned with jaws connected to venom glands. Bloodworms prey on invertebrates, and it is known thatExpand
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A quantitative comparison of micro-CT preparations in Dipteran flies
X-ray-based 3D-imaging techniques have gained fundamental significance in research areas ranging from taxonomy to bioengineering. There is demand for the characterisation of species-specificExpand
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Surprising genetic diversity in Rhinolophus luctus ( Chiroptera : Rhinolophidae ) from Peninsular Malaysia : description of a new species based on genetic and morphological characters
In 2005, the number of recognized species of the monotypic family Rhinolophidae (horseshoe bats) was 77 (Simmons, 2005). Since then, at least 19 new species have been described on the basis ofExpand
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Description of a New Species of the Rhinolophus trifoliatus-Group (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) from Southeast Asia
A new species of woolly horseshoe bat in the Rhinolophus trifoliatus species group is described from Sabah in Malaysian Borneo. Two specimens from Central and West Kalimantan, Indonesia are referredExpand
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X-rays and virtual taphonomy resolve the first Cissus (Vitaceae) macrofossils from Africa as early-diverging members of the genus.
PREMISE OF THE STUDY Fossilized seeds similar to Cissus (Vitaceae) have been recognized from the Miocene of Kenya, though some were previously assigned to the Menispermaceae. We undertook aExpand
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First record of a Chironomidae pupa in amber
Abstract A pupal exuviae of a non-biting midge (Chironomidae) is recorded in Eocene Rovno amber from Ukraine. The exuviae belongs to an Orthocladiinae species. It possesses several traitsExpand
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Micro-CT 3D imaging reveals the internal structure of three abyssal xenophyophore species (Protista, Foraminifera) from the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean
Xenophyophores, giant foraminifera, are distinctive members of the deep-sea megafauna that accumulate large masses of waste material (‘stercomare’) within their agglutinated tests, and organise theirExpand
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X-ray micro-computed tomography (Micro-CT) of pyrite-permineralized fruits and seeds from the London clay formation (Ypresian) conserved in silicone oil: A critical evaluation
Pyrite-permineralized fruits and seeds from the London Clay Formation (Ypresian; England) in the NHMUK are stored in silicone oil to retard decay processes. X-ray micro-computed tomography (micro-CT)Expand
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