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

By Joshua Mitteldorf

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Because the Nineties, laboratory characterization of getting older has been diverging from predictions of evolutionary idea, specially within the region of genetics. simultaneously, a technology of multilevel choice has discovered its position within the evolutionary literature. the writer means that facts 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 concept, specifically within the zone of genetics. at the same time, a technology of multilevel choice has came upon 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 fee over the years, aiding to stabilize inhabitants dynamics and forestall extinctions

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