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Possible questions and issues (These will be updated. Keep checking for new ones.) Group 1: Evolution When are mother and fetus in conflict? Haig, D. 1996. Gestational drive and the green-bearded placenta. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93: 6547-6551. Haig, D. 1993. Genetic conflicts in human pregnancy. Q. Rev. Biol. 68: 495-532 Why menstruate? Profet. M. 1987. Menstruation as a defense against pathogens transported by sperm. Q. Rev. Biol. 68: 335-386 Strassmann, B.I. 1996. The evolution of endometrial cycles and menstruation. Q. Rev. Biol. 71: 181-220 Why do some females reproduce more than others? Vehrencamp, S. L. 1983. A model for the evolution of despotic versus egalitarian societies. Anim. Behav. 31:667-682 Reeve, H. K. et al. 1990. DNA ‘fingerprinting’ reveals high levels of inbreeding in colonies of the eusocial naked mole-rat. PNAS 87: 2496-2500 Reeve, H. K. 1992. Queen activation of lazy workers in colonies of the eusocial naked mole-rat. Nature 358: 147-149 Why do some females produce more sons than others? Trivers, R. and Willard, D. 1973. Natural selection of parental ability to vary the sex ratio of offspring. Science 179. 90-92 Clutton-Brock, T. et al. 1984. Maternal dominance, breeding success and birth sex ratios in red deer. Nature 308:358-360 Gomendio, M. et al. 1990. Mammalian sex rations and variation in costs of rearing sons and daughters. Nature 343:261-263 Why do not all pathogens evolve to be nice? Levin, S. and Pimentel, D. 1981. Selection of intermediate rates of increase in parasite- host systems Am. Nat. 117: 308-315 Nowak, M. A. and May, R. M. 1994. Superinfection and the evolution of virulence. Proc. Roy. Soc. 255: 81-89
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Does low genetic relatedness select for high parasite virulence? Frank 1992. A kin selection model for the evolution of virulence. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 250:195-197. Chao et al. 2000. Kin selection and parasite evolution: higher and lower virulence with hard and soft selection. Quarterly Review of Biology 75:261-275 Did sex evolve to counter parasites? Hamilton, W. D. et al. 1990. Sexual reproduction as an adaptation to resist parasites (a review). PNAS 87: 3566-3573 Parker M. A. 1994. Pathogens and sex in plants. Evol. Ecol. 8: 560-584 Did plants and insects coevolve? Rausher MD: Co-evolution and plant resistance to natural enemies. NATURE 411 (6839): 857-864 JUN 14 2001 Janz N, Nyblom K, Nylin S: Evolutionary dynamics of host-plant specialization: A case study of the tribe Nymphalini. EVOLUTION 55 (4): 783-796 APR 2001 EHRLICH PR, RAVEN PH: BUTTERFLIES AND PLANTS - A STUDY IN COEVOLUTION. EVOLUTION 18 (4): 586-608 1964 (background) What is the problem with group selection? Maynard Smith, J. 1964. Group selection and kin selection. Nature 201: 1145-1147 Tsuji, K. 1995. Reproductive conflicts and levels of selection in the ant Pristomyrmex pungens: contextual analysis and partitioning of covariance. Am. Nat. 146: 586-607 Why is evolution sometimes slow and sometimes fast? Charlesworth, B., Lande, R., and Slatkin, M. 1982. A neo-Darwinian
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