The selfish germ

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Curiosity about the sex life of a wasp led to a new way of thinking and a powerful demonstration that evolutionary science could be predictive. That same approach could help find ways to slow or prevent treatment failures in cancer and infectious diseases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere2003250
JournalPLoS biology
Volume15
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 12 2017

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Wasps
Exploratory Behavior
Treatment Failure
infectious diseases
Communicable Diseases
Demonstrations
neoplasms
gender
Neoplasms
Thinking

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Read, Andrew F. / The selfish germ. In: PLoS biology. 2017 ; Vol. 15, No. 7.
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In: PLoS biology, Vol. 15, No. 7, e2003250, 12.07.2017.

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