News tagged with evolutionary strategy

It pays to cooperate

Many species exhibit cooperative survival strategies—for example, sharing food or alerting other individuals when a predator is nearby. However, there are almost always freeloaders in the population who will take advantage ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Evolution in an island, the secret for a longer life

ICP researchers published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B one of the first fossil-based evidences supporting the evolutionary theory of ageing, which predicts that species evolving in low mortality and resource-limited ...

dateApr 25, 2012 in Evolution
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