Summer 2017 - Adaptation



Hell or Highwater

How will California adapt to the anthropocene?
By Glen Martin
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The Starship or the Canoe?

Where will our future adaptations be? Down here or out there?
By Kenneth Brower
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Evolve or Die: Q&A With Anna Thanukos

Understanding Evolution’s principal editor on everything you ever wanted to know about evolution (but were too afraid to ask).
By Patrick Joseph
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Lab + Field

Changing Ecology

Berkeley scientists investigate how ecosystems adapt to climate change, and how we might help.
By Katia Savchuck
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Can We Learn to Grow Color?

Scientists are looking for the secret in butterfly wings.
By Eva Rendle
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The Buzz About Zika

The virus and its root causes persist, but the media has moved on.
By Matthew Quinlan
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Five Questions for Jeffrey MacKie-Mason

A conversation with the University Librarian.
By Matthew Quinlan
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Arts + Letters

Spirited Away

The intriguing, perplexing, and remunerative life of the ghost writer.
By Sarah Elizabeth Adler
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Sather Gate


A Life and Career By Design

Engineer and Qualcomm Executive Chairman Paul Jacobs is 2017 Alumnus of the Year.
Bill Snyder
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Five Questions for Jack Citrin

A conversation with the political science professor and outgoing director of the Institute of Governmental Studies.
By Wendy Miller
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Out of the Gate

Naked Ambition

When streaking became a thing on college campuses, this Cal alum was on the front lines.
By Lisa Martinovic
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Editor’s Note

It’s been a year of making adjustments—to thinking, expectations, even medications—and it hasn’t been easy.
By Wendy Miller
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