Mutation selection theory confirmed? or not…

Amorim, C. E. G., Gao, Z., Baker, Z., Diesel, J. F., Simons, Y. B., Haque, I. S., … Przeworski, M. (2017). The population genetics of human disease: The case of recessive, lethal mutations. PLOS Genetics, 13(9), e1006915. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1006915...

Mites, Ticks and Evolution: Conference in Turkey in September

The XV International Congress of Acarology (XV ICA) is being staged at the WOW Topkapı Palace Hotel in Antalya, Turkey from 2 to 8 September, 2018. That means we are less than 11 months from the biggest event on the calendar for international acarology. The host city,...

Is maternal health better in societies with more older women?

“Do post-reproductive aged females promote maternal health? Preliminary evidence from historical populations” by Alison Gemmill  and Ralph Catalano is now published in final form in Evolution, Medicine & Public Health. Open access.    Background and...