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Rethinking how niches evolve

Are Darwin’s finches the only, or even the best, model of evolution among competitors? Protozoan niches evolve in a surprisingly different way.

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Rapid evolution in response to drought just as important as the drought itself

Global climate change will increase the frequency and duration of drought in many places. These droughts not only affect plants, but also the microbes in the soil that are critical for plant growth. In a study published this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, CSUN biologist Casey terHorst and colleagues documented that drought indeed has […]

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