News tagged with natural selection

Marriage patterns drive fertility decline

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have applied an evolutionary 'use it or lose it' principle when studying past marriage patterns, to show that marriage can influence the evolution of age-patterns ...

dateJul 21, 2010 in Social Sciences
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What causes hybrid vigor?

Plant scientists at the John Innes Centre have provided a new solution to an old debate on why species hybrids can be more vigourous than their parents. In a study to be published online next week in the online open access ...

dateJul 20, 2010 in Biotechnology
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