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Testing the Metabolic Theory of Ecology: a simple pipeline using R.

[Download the simulated data and the script used in the following example] Many biological variables depend on the size of the organisms and on the environmental temperature. For example, large organisms tend to grow more slowly, and live longer, than small ones. On the other hand, organisms tend to grow faster in warm climates compared […]

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How to read ANCOVA summary tables in R

I don’t know about you, but as soon as models get slightly complex I keep forgetting how to read R’s summary tables properly. I mean, the first lines are easy, but what about the weird interacting effects? I know, it is quite embarassing. I put an example here, pro memoria for me and for you […]

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