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    Evidence for adolescent length growth spurts in bonobos and other primates highlights the importance of scaling laws

    Andreas Berghaenel, Jeroen MG Stevens ... Verena Behringer
    Scaling laws reveal the presence of adolescent growth spurts in bonobos and potentially in other non-human primates, challenging the notion of these spurts as a uniquely human trait and emphasizing the need to consider scaling laws when interpreting growth patterns.
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    Trophic eggs affect caste determination in the ant Pogonomyrmex rugosus

    E. Genzoni, T. Schwander, L. Keller
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    Selection and the direction of phenotypic evolution

    François Mallard, Bruno Afonso, Henrique Teotónio
    1. Ecology
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    Novel pathogen introduction triggers rapid evolution in animal social movement strategies

    Pratik Rajan Gupte, Gregory F Albery ... Franz J Weissing
    The introduction of infectious pathogens to a simulated animal population leads to rapid evolutionary transitions in how individuals move in a social context, with distinct movement morphs evolved that make trade-offs between sociality and infection risk.
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    Improved inference of population histories by integrating genomic and epigenomic data

    Thibaut Sellinger, Frank Johannes, Aurélien Tellier
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    The optimal clutch size revisited: separating individual quality from the costs of reproduction

    Lucy A. Winder, Mirre J.P. Simons, Terry Burke