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Competitive Generosity Drives Charitable Donations

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:09:46 +0000

Unconditional generosity is a characteristic of humans on which we pride ourselves, and billions of dollars is donated to hundreds of thousands of charitable organisations every year. But look at it from an evolutionary perspective, and this trait seems difficult to explain. In some situations, giving may have evolved to advertise positive characteristics of the […]

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GEE's Mark Thomas, David Gems and Matt Piper speaking at the Cheltenham Science Festival

20 March 2012

- "A baby born tonight will live on average five hours longer than a baby born last night. Why and how is life expectancy increasing so quickly? How much of this extended life will be in good health? What do we really understand about the mechanisms of ageing?" David Gems and Matt Piper will be speaking on this topic at the Cheltenham Science Festival on 15th June 2012.

Cheltenham Science Festival

David Gems

Matt Piper

Mark Thomas

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