No purpose in dying

March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/8/93, Vol. 114 Issue 9, p72
Addresses the question of why evolution would allow organisms to pass along genes that doom them to dotage. Darwin's theory of natural selection; How species can evolve to live longer; A discovery made in the wild by Steven Austad of the University of Idaho that validates the evolutionary theory of aging; How evolutionary forces affect human longevity.


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