News tagged with evolutionary theory

Expanding theory of evolution

An Indiana University professor is part of an international team of biologists working to expand Darwin's theory of evolution to encompass factors that influence a species' growth and development beyond genetics—as well ...

dateAug 05, 2015 in Evolution
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The science behind spite

Psychology, biology, and mathematics have come together to show that the occurrence of altruism and spite - helping or harming others at a cost to oneself - depends on similarity not just between two interacting individuals ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Evolution
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Why slimy cheats don't win

Darwin's evolutionary theory predicts survival of the fittest. So why do different survival tactics co-exist, if evolution should always favour the winning strategy?

dateMar 31, 2015 in Evolution
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