Tag: "cheater" at biology news
Amoebae control cheating by keeping it in the family
...group productivity and reproduction. On their own, cheater
A mutants produced few or no spores, but in mixed ... service in the stalk. Foster and Mehdiabadi found cheater
A spread readily within low-related colonies, and exacted a high toll by reducing the colonies' abil...
How cooperation can evolve in a cheater's world
...ividend. But if a cooperator squares off against a cheater
with the altruist investing more than the swindle...from playing the game, passing their cooperator or cheater
strategy on to their offspring. After reproduction, random mutations occurred, changing how much an ...
Survival of the selfless - scientists find cheats don't always prosper
... The possibility that one type could become both a cheater
and a cooperator depending on what's needed at the time is intriguing. We hope examining social conflict at the level of individual cells will shed more light on this."...
The greenbeards have blue throats in a breakthrough study of the evolution of altruistic behavior
...ht to be favored under natural selection. But then cheater
genes would spread in the population, and the cooperative system would collapse. The greenbeard effect is one way to get around this. The concept originated with the British evolutionary theorist W. D. Hamilton and was popularized by Richard Dawkins ...