Explaining the wide range of animals’ parental behaviors remains an important issue in evolutionary biology. In this blog post, we discuss an article recently published in BMC Zoology that studies the parenting patterns of the Caribbean spiny lobster. It also identifies a predator worm and describes its impact on the lobster egg populations.
Monthly Archives: September 2016
BMC Medical Research Methodology, as well as the BMC Medical Evidence cluster, attended the 37th International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) conference in Birmingham, England at the end of August. Themes covered by the sessions ranged from analysis of observational studies to adaptive clinical trial design. Here we look back at some of the highlights of the conference.2
As beautiful as he may be, this great spotted woodpecker is not the star of this show. By perching on tree trunks, these birds disperse many species of bryophytes – a perfect example of multiple species interacting with each other. Editor’s pick, César Garcia, tells us more about his winning image.