Birth-order differences can drive natural selection on aging

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Gillespie, Duncan O. S.; Trotter, Meredith V.; Krishna-Kumar, Siddharth; Tuljapurkar, Shripad D.;
(2014)

Senescence—the deterioration of survival and reproductive capacity with increasing age—is generally held to be an evolutionary consequence of the declining strength of natural selection with increasing age. The diversity in rates of aging observed in nature suggests tha... View more
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