A biotech company reports that an experimental treatment elongated its CEO’s telomeres.
May 21, 2015|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
February 3, 2015|
Using GPS trackers, researchers demonstrate an energy-saving flight strategy for migratory birds.
February 1, 2015|
Touch, The Altruistic Brain, Is Shame Necessary?, and Future Arctic
January 1, 2015|
Does Altruism Exist?, Ancestors in Our Genome, Fred Sanger—Double Nobel Laureate, and Stiffs, Skulls & Skeletons
December 1, 2014|
Your Atomic Self, Eureka!, A Talent for Friendship, and Undeniable
March 22, 2013|
Venom-based drugs for pain; microbes in the deep ocean; altruistic, suicidal bacteria; a call for open access; clinical sequencing; the newest genomes
March 20, 2013|
Researchers show that a bacterium’s self-sacrifice can benefit its community, even when the members are not strongly related.
July 26, 2012|
Older termites build up backpacks of toxic material that they can unleash on their enemies by bursting their bodies.
September 1, 2011|
In Chapter 13, "Altruism," author Oren Harman discusses how George Price's and John Maynard Smith's 1973 formulation of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) meshes with examples of altruism in nature.