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

Lena Struwe struwe at AESOP.Rutgers.edu
Tue Aug 31 11:13:14 EDT 2010


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

http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/a-misguided-attack-on-kin-selection/
http://richarddawkins.net/articles/508102-a-misguided-attack-on-kin-selection

and here is the Nature paper:
http://www.nature.com.proxy.libraries.rutgers.edu/nature/journal/v466/n7310/full/nature09205.html

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 10:36 AM, Lena Struwe<struwe at aesop.rutgers.edu>  wrote:
>  Interesting article in New York Times today:
>
>  Scientists Square Off on Evolutionary Value of Helping Relatives
>  By CARL ZIMMER
>  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: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/31/science/31social.html?emc=eta1
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