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December 17, 2014 — Contrasting Views of Kin Selection Assessed

In an article to be published in the January issue of BioScience, two philosophers tackle one of the most divisive arguments in modern biology: the value of the theory of "kin selection." Kin selection is the idea that because genes...

December 1, 2014 — Ciliopathies Lie behind Many Human Diseases

In recent years, cilia, microscopic, tentacle-like extensions from biological cells, have risen from relative obscurity and are now considered important to the understanding of many human afflictions. In a December BioScience article, George B. Witman, of the University of Massachusetts...

October 8, 2014 — Wildlife refuge plans show strengths and weaknesses for adaptation to climate change

Wildlife refuge plans show strengths and weaknesses for adaptation to climate change US national wildlife refuge management plans are ahead of their peers for adapting to climate change, but more needs to be done As the effects of a changing...

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