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THE ROLE OF BEHAVIOR IN EVOLUTION H.C. Plothin, editor; MIT; Cambridge; 240 pages; $27.50 Navigating through what the editor, H.C. Plotkin, calls “conceptual minefields,” the six essays presented in this volume explore the role of phenotypic behavior in evolution. Topics include the relationship between learning and evolution, an alternative hierarchy of replicators-interactors-lineages, and the evolutionary role of social systems. Besides Plotkin, contributors include David L.

The Scientist Staff
Jun 26, 1988

THE ROLE OF BEHAVIOR IN EVOLUTION

H.C. Plothin, editor;
MIT; Cambridge; 240 pages;
$27.50

Navigating through what the editor, H.C. Plotkin, calls “conceptual minefields,” the six essays presented in this volume explore the role of phenotypic behavior in evolution. Topics include the relationship between learning and evolution, an alternative hierarchy of replicators-interactors-lineages, and the evolutionary role of social systems. Besides Plotkin, contributors include David L. Hull, Robert N. Brandon, E.J. Odling-Smee, and R.LM. Dunbar.

MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES:
Molecular Structure and Characteristics

A. Newman, editor;
ier; New York
2 70 pages; $129

This collection of articles describes recent progress in analyzing monoclonal antibodies by electrophoresis, ultracentrifugation, and immunoelectrophoresis. Eleven chapters focus on agglutins, antienzymes, hacteriolysins, cytotozins and specific groups of antibodies.

WRITING A SUCCESSFUL GRANT APPLICATION

Liane Reif-Lehrer;
Jones and Bartlett;
Boston; 240 pages $19.95

Proposal writers would do well to learn more about the strain proposal reviewing, from the sheer volume...

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