News tagged with natural selection

Research explores natural selection in action

The extreme "polar vortex" winter of 2013–14 did more than set records across the United States; it created conditions for a Harvard graduate student to explore something rarely observed by biologists: natural selection ...

dateAug 30, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Baby boomer squirrels master tricky timing

Female squirrels who align their reproduction to take advantage of food-rich years and align have more pups that survive to maturity, according to new research from UAlberta biologists

dateAug 24, 2017 in Ecology
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