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Can host ecology and kin selection predict parasite virulence?

The July article of the month from Parasitology is Can host ecology and kin selection predict parasite virulence? , Parasitology, Volume 141, issue 8, by Alyssa M. Gleichsner and Dennis J. Minchella.  Alyssa Gleichsner, from Purdue University, talks here about the research.
“Parasite virulence, or the damage a parasite does to its host, is of wide interest to the parasitology community because of its impact on disease severity and transmission. Read more

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Mind over matter

Klaus Ebmeier 27 June 2014

The June International Psychogeriatrics Article of the Month is entitled ‘Mind over matter – what do we know about neuroplasticity…

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Musical Women in Ninteenth-Century America

Kerr Alexander 19 June 2014

Adapted from Katherine K. Preston’s Editorial of the latest Journal of the Society for American Music, a special issue on American Musical Life Before 1900, this blog post discusses four notable women in music from ninteenth-century America.…