Photo taken by Tad Arensmeir
The article was officially released today, and was accompanied by some news coverage. These short, snappy pieces provide a nice overview of the paper, as well as comments from other scientists in the field. Check out the links below (as well as my blog entry "Popularity contests") for some fun discussions of marmot relationships.
Read the original article:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Read some of the popular press coverage:
Asian News Online
U.S. News & World Report
And my personal favorite...posted on Wired in response to the Science News article:
"Wow, some researcher really wants to blame his parents for a sad high school experience. People probably made fun of you because you followed small rodents around writing about their social lives instead of focusing on your own."
The truth hurts :)