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  • Biology
  • At this past November's Royal Society meeting, "New Trends in Evolutionary Biology," the distinguished Austrian evolutionary theorist Gerd B. Müller gave the first presentation. (evolutionnews.org)
  • But it has become habitual in evolutionary biology to take population genetics as the privileged type of explanation of all evolutionary phenomena, thereby negating the fact that, on the one hand, not all of its predictions can be confirmed under all circumstances, and, on the other hand, a wealth of evolutionary phenomena remains excluded. (evolutionnews.org)
  • Sometimes these challenges are met with dogmatic hostility, decrying any criticism of the traditional theoretical edifice as fatuous , but more often the defenders of the traditional conception argue that 'all is well' with current evolutionary theory , which they see as having 'co-evolved' together with the methodological and empirical advances that already receive their due in current evolutionary biology . (evolutionnews.org)
  • Ketterson, lead author Joel McGlothlin (University of Virginia) and Jodie Jawor (University of Southern Mississippi) see the male Junco's plight as a classic trade-off in evolutionary biology: males have a certain amount of energy and time they can invest in attracting mates and sticking around to parent offspring. (bio-medicine.org)
  • explanation
  • A possible evolutionary explanation for averageness is koinophilia, in which sexually-reproducing animals seek mates with primarily average features, because extreme and uncommon features are likely to indicate disadvantageous mutations. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • Emily Deans, M.D.: I'm a psychiatrist in Massachusetts searching for evolutionary solutions to the general and mental health problems of the 21st century. (blogspot.com)
  • In Elon's first reader post, he asked a few questions about women's health that surprised me. (blogspot.com)
  • relationship
  • This conversation on the relationship between an evolutionary natural history and man's creation in the image of God reminds me of a saying in the world of software engineering: "It's not a bug, it's a feature! (emergingscholars.org)
  • level
  • On an evolutionary level, they suggest that there may often be more than one right choice, depending on the circumstances," Virginia's McGlothlin said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • FIND
  • The ability to ramp up testosterone production appears to drive male dark-eyed juncos to find and win mates, but it comes with an evolutionary cost. (bio-medicine.org)
  • differ
  • Extensive debate in the literature…was first focused on the question: Why does a population s average clutch size differ from the most productive clutch size? (innovations-report.com)
  • often
  • Before you fall to your knees, rip your shirt and gnash your teeth, you might want to consider news you don't hear often enough: the much aligned compound in question is absolutely essential to your physical, psychological and cognitive functioning. (marksdailyapple.com)