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Survival determinism: a common perspective to disease, development and evolution

Survival determinism is a concept referring to a broad set of genetic mechanisms for self-survival proposed to be innate to every living entity. I have argued that such mechanisms would be present since the dawn of evolution,

Effect of selection for egg production on eggshell quality of Japanese quail

Japanese quail have been widely used for biological and genetic studies. In many countries, among all products of intensive poultry farming, Japanese quail meat and eggs convey the image of a natural and festive food. The genetic

Comparison of biological and cultural evolution

Biological evolution is a population-level process guided by selection, and it leads to an increase of the adaptation of the population for the environmental circumstances in which the population lives. Culture can be defined as the wholeness of