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    1. Evolutionary Biology

    Adaptation: Evolution of island lizards remains a mystery

    Kathryn D Kavanagh
    Lizards that live in the Greater Antilles exploit a large range of skeletal variations to adapt to similar habitats, in defiance of the theory of plasticity-led evolution.
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    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    The hazards of smoking and the benefits of cessation: a critical summation of the epidemiological evidence in high-income countries

    Prabhat Jha
    Cumulatively, from 1950 to 2015, smoking-related disease has been the biggest cause of premature death in high-income countries, with elevated risks of smoking continuing well into the 21st century.
  1. Ben Barres Spotlight Awards: Applications open for 2020

    Applications are now open for this year’s Ben Barres Spotlight Awards, offering scientists from groups that are underrepresented in science up to $6,000 each to use to advance their research career.
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    1. Evolutionary Biology

    Plasticity and evolutionary convergence in the locomotor skeleton of Greater Antillean Anolis lizards

    Nathalie Feiner et al.
    A comparative and experimental research refutes the controversial hypothesis that plasticity played a major role in the convergent evolution of Anolis ecomorphs.
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    A pilot fund seeks to recognise and support the work of researchers from underrepresented communities.

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