CLACS faculty affiliate Heather Leslie, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology, recently co-published her non findings on the effect of temperature and the behavior of rival barnacles in Chile.
An excerpt from the press release that was featured on the Brown University homepage follows:
"A lot of research shows that temperature can strongly influence species interactions and sometimes shape the appearance and functioning of biological communities. That’s why a newly published finding that changes in temperature did not alter the competitive balance of power between two rival species of Chilean barnacles is an ecological surprise."
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