ArticleEdmunds, Peter J.Despite the well known discrimination among substrata by settling larvae of benthic marine invertebrates, there is limited evidence showing that recruits benefit from the microhabitats selected. To explore the fitness consequences of substrate selecti . . .
ArticleNordell, Shawn E.We studied patterns of cavity placement and orientation by the Gilded Flicker (Colaptes chrysoides) in the cardón cactus (Pachycereus pringlei) of Mexico, a columnar cactus characterized by a complex branching pattern. Overall, Gilded Flicker cavity e . . .
ArticleLow intrinsic running capacity is associated with reduced skeletal muscle substrate oxidation and lower mitochondrial content in white skeletal muscleKoch, Lauren G.Chronic metabolic diseases develop from the complex interaction of environmental and genetic factors, although the extent to which each contributes to these disorders is unknown. Here, we test the hypothesis that artificial selection for low intrinsic . . .
ArticleThe influence of summertime fog and overcast clouds on the growth of a coastal Californian pine: a tree-ring studyWilliams, A. ParkThe coast of California is home to numerous rare, endemic conifers and other plants that are limited in distribution by drought sensitivity and the summer-dry climate that prevails across most of the state. Ecologists have long assumed that some coast . . .