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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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'Genetic link to high cholesterol is being missed'

4 February 2011

25 January 2011

Professor Steve Humphries discusses familial hypercholesterolaemia following an audit.

Relevant links to coverage to date:

BBC News (Health)
Sky News
Boots WebMd



                                         

  

Professor Steve Humphries, CEO of UCL Genetics Institute within the UCL Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE) and BHF Professor of Cardiovascular Genetics

Prof Steve Humphries

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