Tag Archives: Evolution

Eigen quasispecies model and isometry groups

Quite some time ago Yura Semenov and I uploaded yet another paper on the quasispecies theory (this is a continuation of this research), here is an archive link. The title of the paper is “On Eigen’s quasispecies model, two-valued fitness … Continue reading

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Human Evolution in Scientific American

The latest issue of Scientific American is specially devoted to the human evolution. A lot of interesting articles. Link

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Mathematical analysis of quasispecies model

Finally I uploaded a third our paper on the analysis of quasispecies model. Here all the links together: Linear algebra of the permutation invariant Crow-Kimura model of prebiotic evolution (This text deals with the symmetric or permutation invariant fitness landscape and … Continue reading

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Eugene Koonin on evolution

Here is a link to online version of Eugene’s lecture on the modern view on evolution (“modern” with a caveat that quite a number of well known biologists probably would not agree with some of the premises of the lecture). … Continue reading

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The role of selection in evolution

Here is an absolutely wonderful answer by Dr. Coyne to one of the letters he got. In a nutshell it deals with what leading evolutionary biologists actually think about the role of selection in the modern  evolutionary theory and what other people … Continue reading

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Darwin and Wallace Online

The complete works of the founding fathers of the theory of evolution by means of natural selection are online: Darwin Online Wallace Online  

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Peppered moth and evolution: The end of the story?

Here is the abstract from Selective bird predation on the peppered moth: the last experiment of Michael Majerus: Colour variation in the peppered moth Biston betularia was long accepted to be under strong natural selection. Melanics were believed to be fitter than … Continue reading

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