Author Dr. Marroquin-Flores studies male and female development in turtles. She explores the effects of temperature and hormones on how genes are regulated in turtle eggs.
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Looking under the hood: how warm temperatures affect gene processing in turtle eggs
Author Rosario Marroquin-Flores studies how incubation temperature effects turtles and how their genes are processed.
Timing and continuity of heat waves affects sexual development in a turtle
Author Anthony Breitenbach studies how heat waves affect male or female development in the red-eared slider turtle.
Evidence that offspring manage hormones produced by maternal stress
Dr. Amanda Wilson Carter works with turtles to study how stress hormones effect hatchling survivorship.
Horoscope haters beware: a turtle’s birthday may decide more than we think
Haley Nichols studies turtle behavior. She looks at how nesting season relates to the turtle’s ability to right itself when its on its back.
Turning up the heat: how turtle hatchlings respond to environmental temperature
Dr. Amanda Wilson Carter works with turtles to see how heatwaves effect the development of the turtle. She addresses how climate change might effect turtles over time.
One way to better predict sex ratios in species with temperature-dependent sex determination
Dr. Amanda Wilson Carter studies turtles and different types of laboratory incubation methods. Here, she looks at the difference between constant and fluctuating temperatures on turtle development.