Perspectives

Speciation in Action

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Science  03 May 1996:
Vol. 272, Issue 5262, pp. 700-701
DOI: 10.1126/science.272.5262.700

Summary

In a paper in this week's issue, Rieseberg et al. (p. 741) examine the formation of a new species of sunflower in real time. In his Perspective, Coyne discusses the importance of this scientist-generated evolution and what it tells us about the process of speciation.