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  • 1859
  • Harvard University's staunch evolutionist Stephen Jay Gould stated, "Biological arguments for racism may have been common before 1859, but they increased by orders of magnitude following the acceptance of evolutionary theory. (conservapedia.com)
  • primates
  • The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology unites scientists with various backgrounds (natural sciences and humanities) whose aim is to investigate the history of humankind from an interdisciplinary perspective with the help of comparative analyses of genes, cultures, cognitive abilities and social systems of past and present human populations as well as those of primates closely related to human beings. (mpg.de)
  • Computing
  • This book contains a selection of papers presented at a workshop on evolutionary computing sponsored by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour, AISB, at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK, in April 1996. (springer.com)
  • patterns
  • These patterns are consistent with evolutionary theories of aging which posit that selection against dysfunctional traits decreases with age (because there is a decreasing probability of surviving to later ages). (wikipedia.org)
  • genome
  • Evolutionary baggage is the part of the genome of a population that was advantageous in past individuals but is disadvantageous under the pressures exerted by natural selection today. (wikipedia.org)
  • traits
  • This seeming paradox is the origin of evolutionary baggage, which is the collectively inherited traits that evolved in a different environment from the present. (wikipedia.org)
  • applications
  • This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the International Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation, EvoApplications 2014, held in Granada, Spain, in April 2014, colocated with the Evo* 2014 events EuroGP, EvoCOP, and EvoMUSART. (springer.com)
  • human
  • This has created a mismatch between the modern diet and lifestyle (which has emerged in evolutionary terms very recently), and the diet and lifestyle to which the human body has slowly adapted to over thousands of years. (wikipedia.org)
  • view
  • In fact, perhaps the most influential evolutionary view is that most cases of depression are simply particularly intense cases of sadness in response to adversity, such as the loss of a loved one. (wikipedia.org)