'In fact, the convergence is so strong that mimics
from different species are more similar than members of the same species.'
Even a seasoned naturalist might be fooled by some of the best insect mimics
, such as the flowerfly Spilomyiafusca, a near dead ringer for the large, aggressive bald-faced hornet.
Uniform-DIF detection with MIMIC
model is performed with regressing potential DIF items and latent variable ([theta]) onto a covariate concurrently .
Although many companies have large libraries of antibodies and antibody mimics
, the Protelica library is quite unique.
Virtual Lab Cloud can be accessed anytime from anywhere through the most common desktop web browsers, or Apple iPhone and Android platforms.
Bates, pioneer in the study of mimicry in Amazonian butterflies , is defined by a palatable mimic
gaining protection from predators (the signal receiver in this case), by resembling a noxious or unpalatable model organism.
Other primates show "surprisingly little evidence" of learning to mimic
sounds, says Tyack, who studies sound communication in marine mammals.
Based on these observations, the researchers suggested that the parrots may have evolved their abilities as mimics
so they could 'begin a conversation' with a specific individual by mimicking their call.
books is an apt name for a company whose digital books mimic
the real thing and replicate the experience of reading a real book.
Scientists at University of California-Santa Barbara, in collaboration with scientists at University of Michigan, have developed synthetic particles that closely mimic
the characteristics and key functions of natural red blood cells, including softness, flexibility, and the ability to carry oxygen.
MYNAH Technologies, St, Louis, Mo, has launched its MiMiC
v3.1.0 Simulation Software for operator training and automation system testing.
He said: "I won a grand as a 16-year-old mimic
on a Kenny Live comedy contest.