Evolutionary Biology

Gene Expression

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A few days ago I pointed to a paper which suggests the possible utility of looking at selection on standing genetic variation on quantitative traits to get a sense of the role of adaptation in the human genome. We humans like to think we’re a complex species, so I see no a priori reason why…

The Price Equation

In the comments below I referred to the “Price Equation.” Here is what William D. Hamilton had to say about George Price’s formalism in Narrow Roads of Gene Land: A manuscript did eventually come from him but what I found set out was not any sort of new derivation or correction of my ‘kin selection’…