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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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31 August 2010

22 October 2010

Dr Nick Lane wins 2010 Royal Society Science Book Prize. 


Nick Lane and Steve Jones at Royal Society Science Book Prize Awards 2010

Life Ascending, a history of life on Earth by Dr Nick Lane (UCL Dept of Genetics, Evolution and Environment) has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Science Book Prize.   More...

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