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Racing Against the Climate

Sarah Livett wrote this post as a final project for Stacy Krueger-Hadfield’s Introduction to Evolutionary Processes course at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Sarah was a 5th year MS student at UAB in Dr. Thane Wibbel‘s lab. She worked … Continue reading

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Friday action item: It’s time to go local

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! This Thursday was not a good day for the … Continue reading

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Will climate change be more relentless than evolution?

Ask any biologist what she considers the most urgently important example of adaptive evolution, and—even if she isn’t currently writing a grant proposal—she’ll probably mention global climate change. More than a century of pumping greenhouse gasses into Earth’s atmosphere has … Continue reading

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