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  • Bergstrom, Carl T.; Szamado, Szabolcs; Lachmann, Michael (The Royal Society of London, 2002-10-24)
    Much of the theoretical literature on costly signalling concentrates on the separating equilibria of continuous signalling games. At such equilibria, every signaller sends a distinct signal, and signal receivers are able ...
  • Bergstrom, Carl T.; Lachmann, Michael (National Academy of Sciences, 1998-04)
    The Sir Philip Sidney game has been used by numerous authors to show how signal cost can facilitate honest signaling among relatives. Here, we demonstrate that, in this game, honest cost-free signals are possible as well, ...
  • Huey, Raymond B.; Eguskitza, Xavier (American Medical Association, 2000-07-12)
    The use of supplemental oxygen by Himalayan mountaineers has been debated for more than 8 decades. Although sometimes viewed as unsporting, supplemental-oxygen use may improve survival rates by increasing performance and ...
  • Johnson, Jeff (2011)
    Although they are integral to many marine ecosystems, relatively little is known about euendolithic (shell-boring) organisms outside the tropics. Here, I present a short survey of euendoliths inhabiting a site on the ...
  • Huey, Raymond B.; Berrigan, David (University of Chicago Press, 2001-08)
  • Bergstrom, Carl T.; Real, Leslie A. (Evolutionary Ecology LTD, 2000)
    Theoretical models of mate choice and sexual selection typically make one of two simplifying assumptions. Either mate-preferences are assumed to be uniform (e.g., all females have the same preferences with respect to males), ...
  • Bergstrom, Carl T.; McElhany, Paul; Real, Leslie A. (National Academy of the Sciences, 1999-04)
    Transmission bottlenecks occur in pathogen populations when only a few individual pathogens are transmitted from one infected host to another in the initiation of a new infection. Transmission bottlenecks can dramatically ...
  • Johnson, Jeffrey; Sauro, Herbert M.; Chandran, Deepak; Galdzicki, Michal (2011)
    We present WikiDust, a software tool that (a) facilitates searches for DNA components, and (b) produces annotated webready images for improved sharing of designs. WikiDust is a plugin for TinkerCell, a CAD design tool ...
  • Ganusov, Vitaly V.; Bergstrom, Carl T.; Antia, Rustom (Society for the Study of Evolution, 2002-02)
    Why do parasites harm their hosts? The general understanding is that if the transmission rate and virulence of a parasite are linked, then the parasite must harm its host in order to maximize its transmission. The exact ...

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