Project News

September 7
Seminar: On the possibility of generalized selected effects ecological functions

The History, Philosophy and Biology Teaching Lab (LEFHBio), associated with the Institute of Biology/ Federal University of Bahia and the National Institute of Science and Technology in Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies in Ecology and Evolution (INCT IN-TREE), Brazil, will continue its seminar cycle on 13 September 2022 with the talk by Dr. Antoine Dussault (Collège Lionel-Groulx, Centre Interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technology/CIRST and Centre de recherche en éthique/CRÉ, Canadá) addressing the following topic: “On the possibility of generalized selected effects ecological functions”.

Date and time: 13 September 2022, 10:00AM BRT (Bahia, Brazil time zone)

Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85200246679?pwd=cU9HQ3h0bFNmRXY2aFQxRFhJYjZuQT09

More details about the event, including an abstract and a biography of the speaker, are available here.

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September 6
Eukaryogenesis and oxygen in Earth history

Members of the "Chance versus Purpose in the Evolution of Biospheres" project wrote “Eukaryogenesis and oxygen in Earth history” published in April 2022 in Nature Ecology & Evolution.

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September 2
Evolution: Various routes to sex determination

“Evolution: Various routes to sex determination,” by Manus Patten, one of the PIs of the Paradox of the Organism project, was published in Current Biology in May 2022.

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August 31
Grains of Description in Biological and Cultural Transmission

Pierrick Bourrat, PI of the “Transitions in individuality: from ecology to teleonomy” project, co-wrote “Grains of Description in Biological and Cultural Transmission” published in the Journal of Cognition and Culture.

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August 26
Payoff landscapes and the robustness of selfish optimization in iterated games

Alex McAvoy, part of the “Natural selection for collective purpose” project, co-wrote “Payoff landscapes and the robustness of selfish optimization in iterated games” in the Journal of Mathematical Biology.

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