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

By Joshua Mitteldorf

Because the Nineties, laboratory characterization of getting older has been diverging from predictions of evolutionary idea, specially within the sector of genetics. at the same time, a technology of multilevel choice has stumbled 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 conception of senescence, wherein getting older has Read more...

summary: because the Nineteen Nineties, laboratory characterization of getting older has been diverging from predictions of evolutionary idea, particularly within the sector of genetics. simultaneously, a technological know-how of multilevel choice has stumbled 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 concept of senescence, wherein getting older has been affirmatively chosen since it degrees the loss of life expense over the years, assisting to stabilize inhabitants dynamics and stop extinctions

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