Browsing Zoology (Theses and Dissertations) by Title
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(Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Zoology, 2013)The high levels of intelligence seen in humans, other primates, certain cetaceans and birds remain a major puzzle for evolutionary biologists, anthropologists and psychologists. In recent times two main explanatory frameworks ...
The vagility of an invasive species, the grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) : studies of population genetic structure, control and recolonisation, range expansion and pox virus (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Zoology, 2011)About a dozen grey squirrels were introduced to Castleforbes, Co. Longford in 1911 and have since expanded their range, almost exclusively to counties east of the Shannon, at a mean rate of 1.94km/year.
The water quality requirements of white-clawed crayfish, Austropotamobius pallipes Lereboullet (1858) in Ireland (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Zoology, 2003)Despite the decreasing water quality and the occurrence of the crayfish plague, the unique conditions present in Ireland offer a good opportunity to study aspects of the ecology of the white-clawed crayfish. Ireland is now ...
Visualisation of abnormal morphological development and molecular mechanisms that give rise to tracheo-oesophageal malformations and other VACTERL anomalies in an Adriamycin treated Mouse Model (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Zoology, 2012)Oesophageal atresia/Tracheo-oesophageal fistula (OA/TOF) are relatively common malfonnations of the foregut in humans (Spitz, 2007). They require urgent corrective surgery after birth and have an impact on the future health ...