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Neotropical orchid bees (Euglossini) are often cited as classic examples of trapline-foragers with potentially extensive foraging ranges. If long-distance movements are habitual, rare plants in widely scattered locations may benefit from euglossine pollination services. Here we report the first successful use of micro radio telemetry to track the movement(More)
Various potential measures of quality of care are being used to differentiate hospitals. Last year, on the basis of diagnostic and demographic data, the Health Care Financing Administration identified hospitals in which the actual death rate differed from the predicted rate. We have developed a similar model. To understand why there are high-outlier(More)
—Fishery managers often must make decisions regardless of data availability or completeness of scientific understanding. Existing and new legal mandates, such as the requirement to establish Annual Catch Limits for each United States fishery by 2011, as well as the ongoing need to improve understanding of fish stock dynamics, are driving efforts to develop(More)