News Feature: Probing the limits of “evolutionary rescue” | PNAS
Could species threatened by climate change and other stresses avoid extinction through rapid evolution? In the space of five years, the field crickets of Kauai fell silent. The quiet was deafening to evolutionary biologist Marlene Zuk, who had spent a decade crawling through Hawaii’s vacant lots and church lawns, collecting the insects for her research at the University of California, Riverside.
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