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Date:4/14/2010

a group of leeches that specializes on mucous membranes, thus, posing a distinct threat to human health.

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Funding: This work was financially supported by the National Science Foundation (DEB-0640463), the Stavros Niarchos fund for Expeditionary Research, a Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grant, and a CUNY Science Fellowship. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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Mark E. Siddall
Sackler Institute of Comparative Genomics,
American Museum of Natural History
E-mail: siddall@amnh.org

Jen Laloup
Public Library of Science
jlaloup@plos.org
415-624-1220

Citation: Phillips AJ, Arauco-Brown R, Oceguera-Figueroa A, Gomez GP, Beltran M, et al. (2010) Tyrannobdella rex N. Gen. N. Sp. and the Evolutionary Origins of Mucosal Leech Infestations. PLoS ONE 5(4): e10057. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010057

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Differential Brain Activation to Angry Faces by Elite Warfighters: Neural Processing Evidence for Enhanced Threat Detection

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Background: Little is known about the neural basis of elite performers and their optimal performance in extreme environments. The purpose of this study was to examine brain processing differences between elite war fighters and comparison subjects in brain structures that are
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Contact: Jen Laloup
jlaloup@plos.org
415-624-1220
Public Library of Science
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