- Malaria parasite detection increases during pregnancy in wild chimpanzeesHélène M De Nys
Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms, Robert Koch Institute, Nordufer 20, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Malar J 13:413. 2014..Here, the effect of pregnancy, a well-known risk factor for malaria in humans, on the susceptibility of female chimpanzees to malaria infection was investigated...
- Stepwise model fitting and statistical inference: turning noise into signal pollutionRoger Mundry
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Am Nat 173:119-23. 2009..By using a simple simulation design, our study amplifies previous warnings about using stepwise procedures, and we follow others in recommending that biologists refrain from applying these methods...