Aging is a group-selected adaptation: theory, evidence, and by Joshua Mitteldorf

By Joshua Mitteldorf

Because the Nineteen Nineties, laboratory characterization of getting older has been diverging from predictions of evolutionary thought, particularly within the quarter of genetics. simultaneously, a technological know-how of multilevel choice has discovered its position within the evolutionary literature. the writer means that proof warrants attention of a brand new paradigm for evolution of getting older, and proposes the demographic thought of senescence, wherein getting older has Read more...

summary: because the Nineties, laboratory characterization of getting older has been diverging from predictions of evolutionary idea, particularly within the quarter of genetics. at the same time, a technological know-how of multilevel choice has chanced on its position within the evolutionary literature. the writer means that proof warrants attention of a brand new paradigm for evolution of getting older, and proposes the demographic idea of senescence, wherein getting older has been affirmatively chosen since it degrees the demise cost over the years, aiding to stabilize inhabitants dynamics and stop extinctions

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