Books et al.Anthropocene

Adaptation in the Anthropocene

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Science  10 Apr 2020:
Vol. 368, Issue 6487, pp. 142
DOI: 10.1126/science.abb2931

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In Life Changing, Helen Pilcher explores how humans are, more deeply and pervasively than ever before, changing nature. She interprets her brief broadly, loosely weaving together intentional as well as accidental changes, (self-)domestication, conventional breeding, genetic modification (including CRISPR-Cas9), cloning, de-extinction, sterile male and kamikaze-gene techniques, hybridization, contemporary evolution, assisted evolution, conservation genetics, and rewilding.

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