Advice to an aging scientist

@article{Promislow2002AdviceTA,
  title={Advice to an aging scientist},
  author={Daniel E. L. Promislow and Scott D. Pletcher},
  journal={Mechanisms of Ageing and Development},
  year={2002},
  volume={123},
  pages={841-850}
}
Fifty years ago, Peter Medawar and George Williams developed two now-classic theories for the evolution of senescence. In the past 20 years, evolutionary biologists studying aging have developed explicit mathematical models of these theories, used these models to derive explicit predictions, and tested these predictions using a variety of approaches. But, we argue here, our singular focus on these models may have hindered progress in evolutionary studies of aging. Research in this area has not… Expand
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