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Biologists argue for guiding conservation with a local touch to tackle the effects of climate change

Biologists argue for guiding conservation with a local touch to tackle the effects of climate change

Mariah Meek of Michigan State University is studying the genetics that control brook trout tolerance to heat stress. Credit: Michigan State University As nature heads into a warmer, drier and more challenging future, new conservation tools – seed banks and frozen zoos, gene editing and assisted gene flow – hold promise for helping animal and …

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Surreal video of stressed cells helps biologists solve decades-old mystery

Scientists from the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University have solved a decades-old mystery about how cells control their volume. Crowded rooms: how researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh solved a cellular mystery. A surreal video of stressed cells under a microscope has inspired a group of kidney physiologists and …

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