On The Evolution Of Aging15 years ago
Posted on Nov 09, 2004, 3 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
A recent study on fish from areas of high and low predation is challenging evolutionary theories of senescence, the rate at which animals degenerate with age. "We instead found that senescence was a mosaic of traits. . The composite picture is that all of these fish deteriorate with age, but the comparative rates of deterioration is a mix of responses, most of which do not correspond to classical theory.
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