Jeffrey Ram



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I learned a lot from your post about how a terrestrial animal (beetles) can adapt to full time life under water. One thing that particularly caught my eye was about how that places a limit on their sizes since we've been working recently on another type of animal that also evolved from a formerl...more
It depends on whether the temperature is raised gradually (e.g., three days at 15 C; then 3 days at 18 C; then 3 days at 21 C; then 3 days at 24 C; etc. If it is simply a temperature shock (one big step to the new temperature, I think 24 C will be the limit. However, with gradual acclimation ...more
A great discovery by Ron Kompka and an excellent follow-up by Hall, Rosbash, Young and their students and post-docs.