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  • Lizard blizzard survivors tell story of natural selection

    Julian Catchen, left, postdoctoral researcher Shane Campbell-Staton and their colleagues found genetic, regulatory and physiological signatures of natural selection in green anole lizards.

    Julian Catchen, left, Shane Campbell-Staton and their colleagues found genetic, regulatory and physiological signatures of natural selection in green anole lizards that survived a bout of extremely cold weather in South Texas.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Shane Campbell-Staton, email shane.campbellstaton@gmail.com.
    To reach Julian Catchen, call 217-244-4298; email jcatchen@illinois.edu
    The paper “Winter storms drive rapid phenotypic, regulatory, and genomic shifts in the green anole lizard” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1126/science.aam5512