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The "File Drawer Problem" of Non-Significant Results: Does It Apply to Biological Research?
TLDR
There appears to be a publication bias against non-significant results in the biological literature, and reasons why non- significant results are not published are suggested.
Effects of predation risk on mate choice in female Acheta domesticus crickets
TLDR
A similar study using wo-choice phonotaxis experiments to determine if Adomesticus emales would make trade-offs between the preferred male ,henotype (and presumably genotype) and predation risk, and expanded on Hedrick & Dill’s (1993) study by using very specific experimental male songs that had very specific tructures.
Structure of Noseleaf, Echolocation, and Foraging Behavior in the Phyllostomidae (Chiroptera)
TLDR
The canonical-variate analysis revealed significant differences in morphology of noseleaves among the three subfamilies, with three features (greatest length of noseleaf, length of spear, and length of horseshoe) showing the best discriminating power.
Reproduction constrains the use of daily torpor by free-ranging common poorwills (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) (Aves: Caprimulgidae)
TLDR
It is concluded that reproduction constrains the use of torpor by adult birds, but why non-incubating and non-breeding birds did not enter remains unclear.
Prey selection in relation to insect availability by the common poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii)
TLDR
There was no evidence to support the prediction, based on optimal foraging theory, that poorwills would broaden their diet to include other insect taxa or size classes during 1990, when wet conditions likely depressed prey availability and foraging opportunities.
AXLE GREASE AS AN ALTERNATIVE ADHESIVE FOR USE ON STICKY TRAPS
One of the more frequently used methods of sampling flying insects is the sticky trap. These traps are often used to evaluate the type and size of prey available for aerial insectivores, such as bats