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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 Dr Nick Lane wins BioMed Central Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics and Evolution Research Award

3 May 2012

18 April 2012 - For his article,  'Energetics and genetics across the prokaryote-eukaryote divide', we are delighted to announce that Dr Nick Lane has won the Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics and Evolution Research Award for their 6th Annual Research Awards. Nick will now be immediately shortlisted for the prestigious BioMed Central Research Award. The winner of this award will be announced at the BioMed Central Research Awards ceremony.

The annual research awards provide an opportunity to recognize the most ground-breaking research published across BioMed Central journals in 2011. The Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics and Evolution Research Award has been judged by Steven Salzberg (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA) and Laurence Hurst (University of Bath, UK).

Our warmest congratulations go to Nick Lane. 

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