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    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Multiple preferred escape trajectories are explained by a geometric model incorporating prey’s turn and predator attack endpoint

    Yuuki Kawabata, Hideyuki Akada ... Paolo Domenici
    The mathematical model incorporating new parameters explains multimodal distributions in escape direction (i.e., multiple preferred escape trajectories), which are previously observed in various animal taxa.
    1. Ecology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Non-invasive real-time genomic monitoring of the critically endangered kākāpō

    Lara Urban, Allison K Miller ... Andrew Digby
    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    The deep-rooted origin of disulfide-rich spider venom toxins

    Naeem Yusuf Shaikh, Kartik Sunagar
    A remarkable case of the common evolutionary origin of a prominent spider venom component.
    1. Ecology
    2. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Antibiotic Resistance: A mobile target

    Carolina Oliveira de Santana, Pieter Spealman, Gabriel G Perron
    The global spread of antibiotic resistance could be due to a number of factors, and not just the overuse of antibiotics in agriculture and medicine as previously thought.
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    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Community diversity is associated with intra-species genetic diversity and gene loss in the human gut microbiome

    Naïma Madi, Daisy Chen ... Nandita R Garud
    Longstanding eco-evolutionary theories are tested using shotgun metagenomic data from the human gut microbiome, showing links between community diversity and the evolutionary trajectory of a focal species within the community.
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Ecology

    A parasitic fungus employs mutated eIF4A to survive on rocaglate-synthesizing Aglaia plants

    Mingming Chen, Naoyoshi Kumakura ... Shintaro Iwasaki
    Secondary metabolites rocaglates produced by plants lead to a plant‒fungus tug-of-war, utilizing unique amino acid substitutions in eIF4A, a target of the compounds.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Ecology

    Competitive interactions between culturable bacteria are highly non-additive

    Amichai Baichman-Kass, Tingting Song, Jonathan Friedman
    1. Ecology
    2. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Ecology, more than antibiotics consumption, is the major predictor for the global distribution of aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes

    Léa Pradier, Stéphanie Bedhomme
    Mobility across ecological contexts and continents is more important to describe the worldwide spread of bacterial resistance to aminoglycosides (a family of antibiotics), than the consumption of aminoglycosides itself.
    1. Ecology

    Protein feeding mediates sex pheromone biosynthesis in an insect

    Shiyu Gui, Boaz Yuval ... Daifeng Cheng
    Protein feeding stimulates the production of sex pheromones and promotes fly mating in Bactrocera dorsalis.
    1. Ecology
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Host-microbiome metabolism of a plant toxin in bees

    Erick VS Motta, Alejandra Gage ... Nancy Moran
    The bee gut microbiota contributes to the metabolism of the cyanogenic glycoside amygdalin.


    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Plant Biology: Hiding in plain smell

    Youngsung Joo, Meredith C Schuman
    1. Ecology

    Ecosystems: The diversity of decay

    Emma J Sayer, Ralf Schäfer
    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    The natural history of the house sparrow

    Haley E Hanson, Noreen S Mathews ... Lynn B Martin

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    University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
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