Table of Contents: July 2005


A water flea (Daphnia).

Image Credit: Photograph provided by Paul Hebert, Barcode of Life Image Library, University of Guelph, Canada
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Experimentally manipulating the environment of water fleas (Daphnia) demonstrates that extinction risk can be predicted accurately if density dependence is included and reveals that existing models underestimate extinction rates.



Book Review/Science in the Media

Vision in Film

Sanjit Bagchi


Community Page

Protecting Science from Abuse Requires a Broader Form of Outreach

Kai M. A Chan, Paul A. T Higgins, Stephen Porder

Research Articles

Self-Assembling Peptide Detergents Stabilize Isolated Photosystem Ion a Dry Surface for an Extended Time

Patrick Kiley, Xiaojun Zhao, Michael Vaughn, Marc A Baldo, Barry D Bruce, Shuguang Zhang

Normal microRNA Maturation and Germ-Line Stem Cell Maintenance Requires Loquacious, a Double-Stranded RNA-Binding Domain Protein

Klaus Förstemann, Yukihide Tomari, Tingting Du, Vasily V Vagin, Ahmet M Denli, Diana P Bratu, Carla Klattenhoff, William E Theurkauf, Phillip D Zamore

A Role for Adenosine Deaminase in Drosophila Larval Development

Tomas Dolezal, Eva Dolezelova, Michal Zurovec, Peter J Bryant

The Cell Cycle–Regulated Genes of Schizosaccharomyces pombe

Anna Oliva, Adam Rosebrock, Francisco Ferrezuelo, Saumyadipta Pyne, Haiying Chen, Steve Skiena, Bruce Futcher, Janet Leatherwood

Precise Temporal Modulation in the Response of the SOS DNA Repair Network in Individual Bacteria

Nir Friedman, Shuki Vardi, Michal Ronen, Uri Alon, Joel Stavans

The Evolution of Connectivity in Metabolic Networks

Thomas Pfeiffer, Orkun S Soyer, Sebastian Bonhoeffer

Population Fitness and the Regulation of Escherichia coli Genes by Bacterial Viruses

Ying Chen, Ido Golding, Satoshi Sawai, Ling Guo, Edward C Cox

The Pattern of Polymorphism in Arabidopsis thaliana

Magnus Nordborg, Tina T Hu, Yoko Ishino, Jinal Jhaveri, Christopher Toomajian, Honggang Zheng, Erica Bakker, Peter Calabrese, Jean Gladstone, Rana Goyal, Mattias Jakobsson, Sung Kim, Yuri Morozov, Badri Padhukasahasram, Vincent Plagnol, Noah A Rosenberg, Chitiksha Shah, Jeffrey D Wall, Jue Wang, Keyan Zhao, Theodore Kalbfleisch, Vincent Schulz, Martin Kreitman, Joy Bergelson

Distributed Neural Plasticity for Shape Learning in the Human Visual Cortex

Zoe Kourtzi, Lisa R Betts, Pegah Sarkheil, Andrew E Welchman

Correspondence and Other Communications

School Students as Drosophila Experimenters

Faiza Siyad, Jodianne Griffiths, Faira Janjua, Elizabeth Jackson, Ian Rodrigues, Fiona Kerr, Daniel Mackay, Simon Lovestone


Correction: Human MicroRNA Targets

Bino John, Anton J Enright, Alexei Aravin, Thomas Tuschl, Chris Sander, Debora S Marks