Social Evolution: This Microbe Will Self-Destruct

Andy Gardner*, Rolf Kuemmerli

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Phenotypic noise and social evolution in microbes have recently attracted huge interdisciplinary interest. A new study highlights the interaction between these phenomena and its implications for self-destructive cooperation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1021-R1023
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume18
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 2008

Keywords

  • MICROORGANISMS
  • COOPERATION
  • BISTABILITY
  • BACTERIA
  • BEHAVIOR
  • ALTRUISM

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