What does 'synthesis' mean today? NESCent scientists weigh in

More than 60 years after the modern synthesis combined several branches of biology into one theory of evolution, NESCent scientists asked: what does "evolutionary synthesis" mean today? In the Nov. 6 2010 issue of Evolution, they explore how we can merge concepts, methods, and results from different disciplines to find new meaning in old data.

Sidlauskas, B., G. Ganapathy, et al. (2010). "Linking big: The continuing promise of evolutionary synthesis." Evolution. [ more ]