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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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Lactase and Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture

14 October 2013

Dallas Swallow and Mark Thomas feature in a short educational film revealing the genetic changes and origin of lactase persistence.

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