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Goncalves IB, Ashton BJ, Fischer S. Causes and Consequences of Cognitive Variation in Fishes. Fishes. 2023 May 24;8(6):277. doi: 10.3390/fishes8060277

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Katsis AC, Bennett ATD, Buchanan KL, Kleindorfer S, Mariette MM. Prenatal sound experience affects song preferences in male zebra finches. Animal Behaviour. 2023 May;199:1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2023.02.008

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Fonseca MGB, Hilário HO, Kotrschal K, Range F, Virányi Z, Duarte MHL et al. The Power of Discourse: Associations between Trainers’ Speech and the Responses of Socialized Wolves and Dogs to Training. Animals. 2023 Mar 16;13(6):1071. doi: 10.3390/ani13061071

Osuna-Mascaró AJ, O'Hara M, Folkertsma R, Tebbich S, Beck SR, Auersperg AMI. Flexible tool set transport in Goffin's cockatoos. Current Biology. 2023 Mar 13;33(5):849-857.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.01.023

Ravignani A, Herbst CT. Voices in the ocean. Science. 2023 Mar 3;379(6635):881-882. doi: 10.1126/science.adg5256

Nurmi NO, Sonnweber R-S, Schülke O, Moscovice L, Deschner T, Hohmann G. Bonobo mothers have elevated urinary cortisol levels during early but not mid or late lactation. Primates. 2023 Mar;64(2):215-225. Epub 2022 Dec 24. doi: 10.1007/s10329-022-01044-7

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Jafari M, Aghdam HR, Zamani AA, Goldasteh S, Soleyman-Nejadian E, Schausberger P. Thermal oviposition performance of the ladybird Stethorus gilvifrons preying on two-spotted spider mites. Insects. 2023 Feb 16;14(2):199. doi: 10.3390/insects14020199

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Common LK, Kleindorfer S, Colombelli-Négrel D, Dudaniec RY. Genetics reveals shifts in reproductive behaviour of the invasive bird parasite Philornis downsi collected from Darwin’s finch nests. Biological Invasions. 2023 Feb;25(2):563–581. Epub 2022 Oct 15. doi: 10.1007/s10530-022-02935-y

Duengen D, Fitch WT, Ravignani A. Hoover the talking seal. Current Biology. 2023 Jan 23;33(2):R50-R52. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.12.023

Baumann V, Athanasiou A-T, Faridani OR, Schwerdtfeger AR, Wallner B, Steinborn R. Identification of extremely GC-rich micro RNAs for RT-qPCR data normalization in human plasma. Frontiers in Genetics. 2023 Jan 4;13:1058668. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2022.1058668

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