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[Evolution_RU] More on altruism or not in evolutionary biology...

Lena Struwe struwe at
Tue Aug 31 11:13:14 EDT 2010

  Here is more on the subject, sent to me from Rolando de Aguiar (thanks!):
See also Jerry Coyne and Richard Dawkins' responses, here:

and here is the Nature paper:

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 10:36 AM, Lena Struwe<struwe at>  wrote:
>  Interesting article in New York Times today:
>  Scientists Square Off on Evolutionary Value of Helping Relatives
>  A team of prominent evolutionary biologists at Harvard is trying to demolish
>  the theory that helping your relatives can spread your genes faster than
>  having children of your own.
>  link:
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