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Climate Change and Evolution

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Increasing temperatures on the planet might mean catastrophe for some species -- including humans -- but it might present new opportunities for others. Science writer Carl Zimmer explains why researchers believe that some species are already adapting to a warmer world. You can read his article here.

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Comments [1]

Hugh from Brooklyn

If I remember right, Darwin was aware of rapid change in moth populations during the industrial revolution (which brought layers of soot on everything, favoring darker moths). Of course, Darwin didn't know about DNA.

Aug. 11 2009 12:58 PM

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