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Science  14 Mar 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5306, pp. 1556
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5306.1556

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A wave of reorganization is striking U.S. biology departments, and many are splitting according to level of study—molecules versus ecosystems. But there's also a growing backlash against this trend, as some researchers argue that the hottest topics in biology encompass several levels.