In the past couple weeks, I've been checking back in with a couple of my favorite lines of scientific research in my New York Times column.
--Last week, I wrote about how life will (or won't) adapt to climate change. A new experiment suggests that some species may have more potential to evolve resistance to the new conditions than previously thought. But we don't know if that will be enough.
This is just one way in which we humans are now driving evolution in new directions. Here's a video of a lecture I gave on the subject a few months ago at Harvard's Arnold Arboretum: