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Models of Parasite Virulence
  • S. Frank
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
  • 1 March 1996
Several evolutionary processes influence virulence, the amount of damage a parasite causes to its host. For example, parasites are favored to exploit their hosts prudently to prolong infection andExpand
Foundations of social evolution
This is a treatment of one of the central problems in evolutionary biology, the evolution of social co-operation and conflict. Steven Frank tackles the problem with a combination of approaches: gameExpand
Mutual policing and repression of competition in the evolution of cooperative groups
  • S. Frank
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 12 October 1995
EVOLUTIONARY theory has not explained how competition among lower level units is suppressed in the formation of higher-level evolutionary units1,2. For example, the key problem of early evolution isExpand
HIERARCHICAL SELECTION THEORY AND SEX RATIOS. II. ON APPLYING THE THEORY, AND A TEST WITH FIG WASPS
  • S. Frank
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1 September 1985
Predictions from the theory of sex ratios in subdivided populations are tested by studying fig wasps (Agaonidae). Observations strongly support the qualitative prediction that fig wasp sex ratiosExpand
The Evolutionary Dynamics of Cytoplasmic Male Sterility
  • S. Frank
  • Biology
  • The American Naturalist
  • 1 March 1989
Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) is the maternal transmission of failed pollen production in hermaphroditic plants leading to a mixture of male-sterile and hermaphroditic individuals in theExpand
How to make a kin selection model.
Kin selection arguments, based on Hamilton's (1964) concept of inclusive fitness, provide a powerful heuristic and can therefore give us valuable insights into the different pathways through whichExpand
Mitochondria and male disease
Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease
In this age of modern era, the use of internet must be maximized. Yeah, internet will help us very much not only for important thing but also for daily activities. Many people now, from any level canExpand
Inferring Cellular Networks Using Probabilistic Graphical Models
Sex Allocation Theory for Birds and Mammals
Parents divide their reproductive effort into the production of sons and daughters. Darwin (43) was intrigued by the fact that parents usually split their effort so that approximately equal numbersExpand
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