|The effect of Celastrus orbiculatus, oriental bittersweet, on the herbaceous layer along a western North Carolina creek
||Nonnative, invasive plants such as Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. (Oriental bittersweet)
threaten the biodiversity of areas they invade. I examine bittersweet’s effect on the diversity,
richness, and total abundance of the herbaceous layer of Dingle ...
|Testing the rational of Candida cleanse diets
||Some practitioners of alternative medicine identify overgrowth of the fungus Candida as the cause of eczema, psoriasis, and conditions like fibromyalgia, depression, and chronic migraines. These naturopathic physicians may prescribe diets low in carb...
|Song sparrows (Melospiza melodia; Emberizidae) reliably broadcast information about perceived threats using alarm calls
||Expanding our understanding of signal complexity in animals could start with thevery smallest songbirds. Black-capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) can encodevery specific details about a threat in their acoustically simple alarm calls. Can other...