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PLEIOTROPY, NATURAL SELECTION, AND THE EVOLUTION OF SENESCENCE
form the much simpler task of merely maintaining what is already formed. It is true, of course, that some parts of organisms do literally wear out. Human teeth, for instance, show wear similar toExpand
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Adaptation and Natural Selection
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Sex and Evolution.
This book explores the relationship between various types of reproduction and the evolutionary process. Starting with the concept of meiosis, George C. Williams states the conditions under which anExpand
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Sex and evolution.
  • G. Williams
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Monographs in population biology
  • 1 October 1975
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The Dawn of Darwinian Medicine
While evolution by natural selection has long been a foundation for biomedical science, it has recently gained new power to explain many aspects of disease. This progress results largely from theExpand
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The question of adaptive sex ratio in outcrossed vertebrates
  • G. Williams
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London…
  • 21 September 1979
Of various published theories of adaptive control of progeny sex ratio only two are plausible, a physiological theory by Trivers & Willard, and a demographic theory by Verner. The first applies toExpand
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Adaptation and Natural Selection. (Book Reviews: Adaptation and Natural Selection: A Critique of Some Current Evolutionary Thought)
Biological evolution is a fact--but the many conflicting theories of evolution remain controversial even today. In 1966, simple Darwinism, which holds that evolution functions primarily at the levelExpand
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The Structure and Confirmation of Evolutionary Theory.
Find the secret to improve the quality of life by reading this structure and confirmation of evolutionary theory the. This is a kind of book that you need now. Besides, it can be your favorite bookExpand
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THE EVOLUTIONARY GENETIC STATUS OF ICELANDIC EELS
The Iceland population of Anguilla eels contains an elevated frequency of fish with vertebral numbers lower than those typical of European localities. Several distinct hypotheses have been advancedExpand
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Evolutionary health promotion.
Health promotion's promise is enormous, but its potential is, as yet, unmatched by accomplishment. Life expectancy increases track more closely with economic prosperity and sanitary engineering thanExpand
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