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Does aging stop?

Author: Laurence D Mueller; Casandra L Rauser; Michael R Rose
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Does Aging Stop? shatters the conventional beliefs on which aging research has been based for the last fifty years.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mueller, Laurence D., 1951-
Does aging stop?
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010038541
(OCoLC)664319223
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence D Mueller; Casandra L Rauser; Michael R Rose
ISBN: 9780199877072 0199877076
OCLC Number: 757394225
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 204 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: a third phase of life --
Discovery of late life --
Late life is predicted by Hamiltonian evolutionary theory --
Late-life mortality and fecundity plateaus evolve --
Genetics of late life involve antagonistic pleiotropy --
Demography of late life with lifelong heterogeneity --
Evolution of lifelong heterogeneity --
Experimental tests of lifelong heterogeneity --
Death spirals --
Physiology of late life --
Late life in human populations --
Aging stops : late life, evolutionary biology, and gerontology.
Responsibility: Laurence D. Mueller, Casandra L. Rauser, and Michael R. Rose.

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"As an attempt to justify the existence of plateaus as direct outcomes of natural selection, the book is as good as it gets. The authors do a thorough job of presenting their ideas, along with the Read more...

 
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