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Evolution of Altruism and Eusociality: Toward a Cost/Benefit Analysis of Fitness and Genetic Relatedness
Altruism is a behavior that benefits others at a cost to one’s own ability of survival and/or reproduction; that is, individual fitness. Thus, altruism poses great challenges to Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural ...
Exploring the distribution of genetic variants:neutral, ancestral and derived variants in natural populations of warfarin resistant Norway rats
Natural selection acts on variation that occurs by spontaneous mutation, and the fate of mutations depends on their selective value and drift. Moreover, mutations are distributed within and amongst populations due to ...