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The Logic of Chance by Eugene Koonin

The Logic of Chance by Eugene Koonin now can be  found on any internet site selling books (and on many other sites as well). This book gives a synthetic (albeit quite personal) view of the modern evolutionary biology. A significant part of the book … Continue reading

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Non-adaptive origins of genome complexity

Ariel Fernandez and Michael Lynch have published the paper “Non-adaptive origins of interactome complexity”. The paper is open access, in short it argues that the complexity of our (i.e., of multicellular eukaryotes) protein-protein interaction networks is due to the random non-adaptive processes, … Continue reading

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Elements of evolutionary genetics

At last I got my own copy of the book by Brian and Deborah Charlesworth. This book, which summarizes our knowledge on the methods of theoretical evolutionary genetics, is a perfect example why biologists should learn mathematics. The book does … Continue reading

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The Price of Altruism

I just started reading this book and wish to say a couple of words. This book is fantastic. The only downside for me is very blossoming language, which makes me feel that I am not that fluent in English. In … Continue reading

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A short history of mathematical population dynamics

This is a very recent book that provides a short overview of some of the major accomplishments of the mathematical modeling in biological sciences for the last thousand years. The book is short and very well illustrated, and the author … Continue reading

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