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Variants in genes linked to novelty seeking may help birds cope with climate changes, New Scientist reports.

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, collected genetic samples from yellow warblers from throughout their North American range. Warblers have already begun to experience local declines in population and are, in some regions, listed as a species of concern, the researchers note.

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