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News Feature: Probing the limits of “evolutionary rescue”

Amy McDermott, Science Writer

June 18, 2019 116 (25)

Could species threatened by climate change and other stresses avoid extinction through rapid evolution? Image credit: Norman Lee (St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN).

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Opinion: The proposed change to the definition of “waters of the United States” flouts sound science

S. Mažeika P. Sullivan, Mark C. Rains, and Amanda D. Rodewald

June 11, 2019 116 (24)

The administration’s proposed rule ignores or misrepresents the conclusions of an EPA panel and, if enacted, will damage our nation’s water resources. Image credit: Shutterstock/Martha Marks.

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Inner Workings: Family of protein fragments promises fresh view of Alzheimer's disease

Charlotte Schubert, Science Writer

June 4, 2019 116 (23)

In hopes of fresh approaches, a cadre of researchers is looking to understand the function of APP and its assorted fragments—and what happens to those fragments when things go awry. Image credit: Heidelberg University Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology/Max Richter and Ulrike Müller.