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Appealing Choice

By | January 1, 2011

A book is born from pondering why sexual selection was, for so long, a minor component of evolutionary biology.

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By | January 1, 2011

A selection of comments from our readers

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Watt Fun!

By | January 1, 2011

Her doctoral advisor told her to amuse herself, and Fiona Watt has done just that—probing individual stem cells and determining the genes and molecules that direct them to differentiate or cause them to contribute to cancer.

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Human Effects

By | January 1, 2011

Editor's Choice in Ecology

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The Profits of Nonprofit

By | January 1, 2011

The surprising results when drug development and altruism collide

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The Coming Health Crisis

By | January 1, 2011

Indirect effects of global climate change threaten the health of hundreds of millions of people. The very uncertainty that shrouds this issue must serve as an organizing principle for adaptation to its ill effects.

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Book Excerpt from Looking for a Few Good Males

By | January 1, 2011

In Chapter 2, "Progressive Desire," author Erika Lorraine Milam explores sexual selection’s incursion into evolutionary theory.

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Capsule Reviews

By | January 1, 2011

How to Catch a Robot Rat, On Fact and Fraud, Not a Chimp, Here Is a Human Being

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