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Volume 3 Issue 1, January 2019

Volume 3 Issue 1

Endless forms

A celebration of some of the species that have featured in the pages of Nature Ecology & Evolution during 2018.

See here for the names of all the species and the articles they appear in.

Image: Rohan Chakravarty. Cover Design: Bethany Vukomanovic.


  • Editorial |

    Our annual report of the journal’s statistics shows little overall change on gender and geographical diversity, and highlights areas where our editors want to redouble efforts — with help from you.

Comment & Opinion

  • Comment |

    Evidence overwhelmingly shows structural barriers to women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, and suggests that the onus cannot be on women alone to confront the gender bias in our community. Here, I share my experience as a scientist and a woman who has collected data during more than ten years of scientific training about how best to navigate the academic maze of biases and barriers.

    • Kathleen E. Grogan

News & Views

  • News & Views |

    Imaging of pterosaur skin reveals evidence of coloured feather-like structures, but whether these are homologous with true feathers is open to debate.

    • Liliana D’Alba
  • News & Views |

    The presence of Neanderthal DNA fragments in the genomes of modern humans from Europe and East Asia indicates multiple episodes of interbreeding between Neanderthals and the ancestors of both populations.

    • Fabrizio Mafessoni


  • News & Views |

    Economic analysis of a large-scale restoration project in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest finds that spatial prioritization efforts could provide an eightfold increase in conservation cost-effectiveness.

    • Anni Arponen
  • News & Views |

    Analysis of fruit bat colonies reveals that, for members of the same colony, fur microbial communities change in concert.

    • Elizabeth A. Archie


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