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Diversification, Diversity-Dependent

Marina C. Rillo, Rampal S. Etienne

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Diversity-Dependent DiversificationIntroductionAre there limits to the number of species on Earth? If resources on the planet are finite, it is reason...

Ecological Speciation

Timothy P. Craig

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Ecological SpeciationIntroductionSpeciation produces diversity of life on earth by splitting evolutionary lineages through the evolution of reproducti...


Nancy A. Moran, Rebecca A. Chong

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

EndosymbiosisIntroductionWithout endosymbiosis, life on Earth would be vastly different. Endosymbiosis has been key to the diversification of eukaryot...

Epigenetics and Behavior

Eva Jablonka, Zohar Bronfman

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Epigenetics and Behavior Introduction Behavioral epigenetics is part of the thriving field of epigenetics, which describes the study of develo...

Epistasis and Evolution

Joachim Krug

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Epistasis and EvolutionIntroductionThe concept of epistasis was introduced into evolutionary theory more than a hundred years ago. Its history is mark...

Eusocial Insects as a Model for Understanding Altruism, Cooperation, and Levels of Selection

Heikki Helanterä

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Eusocial Insects as a Model for Understanding Altruism, Cooperation, and Levels of SelectionIntroductionIf the logic of natural selection is applied s...


Timothy A. Linksvayer

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Eusociality Introduction The evolution of eusociality has long been described as an evolutionary puzzle because eusociality entails a reproduc...

Evidence of Evolution, The

Kenneth Olsen

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

The Evidence of Evolution Introduction “Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” This statement, the title of a 1973


Andrew Berry

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

EvolutionIntroductionThe term “evolution” is widely applied to a huge range of biological phenomena—from grand patterns in the history of life to the ...

Evolution and Development of Individual Behavioral Variation

Kate L. Laskowski, Alison M. Bell, Judy Stamps

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

Evolution and Development of Individual Behavioral VariationIntroductionWhat makes individuals unique? The answer to this question lies in understandi...

Evolution and Development: Genes and Mutations Underlying Phenotypic Variation

Virginie Courtier-Orgogozo, Arnaud Martin

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Evolution and Development: Genes and Mutations Underlying Phenotypic Variation Introduction While the study of evolution has long been equated...

Evolution of Animal Mating Systems

Ingrid Ahnesjö, Luc Bussière

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Evolution of Animal Mating SystemsIntroductionAnimal mating systems are fascinating and diverse, and their evolution is central to evolutionary biolog...

Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance

Paul Ewald

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Evolution of Antibiotic ResistanceIntroductionAntibiotics are defined as chemical compounds that kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria when used in l...

Evolution of New Genes

Manyuan Long

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Evolution of New Genes Introduction Every gene has its first day in evolution. Thus it is no surprise that gene origination is viewed as a gen...

Evolution of Plant Mating Systems

Alexander Harkness, Yaniv Brandvain, Emma Goldberg

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Evolution of Plant Mating SystemsIntroductionMating system has profound consequences for the ecology, distribution, and genetic structure of plant pop...

Evolution of Specialization

Matthew L. Forister, Salvatore J. Agosta

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Evolution of SpecializationIntroductionOne of the foundational ideas for modern organismal biology is that species can be characterized by a multidime...

Evolution, Cultural

Alex Mesoudi

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Cultural EvolutionIntroductionCultural evolution is the idea that cultural change—that is, changes in beliefs, knowledge, attitudes, skills, norms, an...

Evolutionary Biology of Aging

Grant A. Rutledge, Michael R. Rose

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Evolutionary Biology of AgingIntroductionEvolutionary biology offers a coherent and experimentally supported theory for biological aging. Here we will...

Evolutionary Biomechanics

Travis Hagey

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Evolutionary BiomechanicsIntroductionLife has diversified on Earth in many stunning ways. Understanding how this diversity arose and has been maintain...

Evolutionary Computation

Wolfgang Banzhaf, Ting Hu

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Evolutionary ComputationIntroductionEvolutionary computation (EC) is the area of computer science and engineering that concerns itself with algorithms...

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