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  • Antagonistic coevolution accelerates molecular evolution 

    Paterson, Steve; Vogwill, Tom; Buckling, Angus; Benmayor, Rebecca; Spiers, Andrew J.; Thomson, Nicholas R.; Quail, Mike; Smith, Frances; Walker, Danielle; Libberton, Ben; Fenton, Andrew; Hall, Neil; Brockhurst, Michael A. (Nature Publishing Group, 2010-03-11)
    The Red Queen hypothesis proposes that coevolution of interacting species (such as hosts and parasites) should drive molecular evolution through continual natural selection for adaptation and counter-adaptation. Although ...
  • Differential genetic advantages in youth and in aging, or how to die healthy 

    Khalil, Hilal S.; Petkova, Rumena; Zhelev, Nikolai (Diagnosis Press, 2012-02)
    Human society ages at a steady rate, that is, the proportion of adult and elderly individuals increases constantly because of improved living conditions and the advances in medical care. This means that very soon the ...