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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 and colleagues in SMB and Chemistry awarded Leverhulme Trust grant for Origins of Life research

21 March 2012

21 March 2012
Warmest congratulations go to Dr Nick Lane, Professor John Ward (Dept of Structural and Molecular Biology) and Prof Julian Evans (Dept of Chemistry) who are co-recipients on a Leverhulme Trust research grant of up to £248,883 over three years for 'A far-from-equilibrium reactor to investigate the origin of life'.

We wish Nick and his colleagues every success with this exciting work.

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John Ward

Julian Evans

Leverhulme Trust Press Release

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