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Special Issue: The Year in Evolutionary Biology

Edited by

Charles W. Fox (University of Kentucky) and Timothy A. Mousseau (University of South Carolina)

Special Issue: The Year in Evolutionary Biology

Published: February 2017

Volume 1389

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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This issue of The Year in Evolutionary Biology includes:

Evolutionary potential of upper thermal tolerance: biogeographic patterns and expectations under climate change
Sarah E. Diamond

Lateral gene transfer, bacterial genome evolution, and the Anthropocene
Michael R. Gillings

When and why does sex chromosome dosage compensation evolve?
Christopher H. Chandler

Dissecting genome reduction and trait loss in insect endosymbionts
Amparo Latorre and Alejandro Manzano-Marín

Pleiotropy, constraint, and modularity in the evolution of life histories: insights from genomic analyses
Kimberly A. Hughes and Jeff Leips

Life history evolution, reproduction, and the origins of sex-dependent aging and longevity
Robert C. Brooks and Michael G. Garratt

New views on the selection acting on genetic polymorphism in central metabolic genes
Walter F. Eanes

Evolutionary ecology of virus emergence
John J. Dennehy

Developmental sexual dimorphism and the evolution of mechanisms for adjustment of sex ratios in mammals
Elissa Z. Cameron, Amy M. Edwards and Laura M. Parsley

Evolution of bird genomes—a transposon's-eye view
Aurélie Kapusta and Alexander Suh

Evolutionary genetics of host shifts in herbivorous insects: insights from the age of genomics
Kim L. Vertacnik and Catherine R. Linnen