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  • r  in an evolutionary way; from an evolutionary point of view
    the mutation has been evolutionarily successful

  • We're evolutionarily wired to behave like that because we're supposed to save our energy for when the lion attacks and we have to run very, very fast.
  • The feat brings us one step closer to being able to generate patient-specific stem cells to treat diseases in human patients, since primates are evolutionarily closer to humans .
  • There is a certain four-letter word that evokes much emotion, is often uttered by mothers giving birth, and whose usage by humans is thought to be evolutionarily adaptive: f!.
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  • Brain's flexible hub network helps humans adapt
    New research offers compelling evidence that a well-connected core brain network based in the lateral prefrontal cortex and the posterior parietal cortex -- parts of the brain most changed evolutionarily since our common ancestor with chimpanzees -- contains "flexible hubs" that coordinate the brain's responses to novel cognitive challenges.
    Aug. 12, 2013 - Science Daily

  • Carlos Bustamante in Reuters
    The one thing that I think we cannot say from this study is that any one person's genome is any healthier or evolutionarily fit than another person's genome,said Carlos Bustamante of Cornell University in New York, who worked on one study.
  • Bruce Lahn in Times Online
    Dr Lahn said: "Our findings provide evidence that the human brain, the most important organ that distinguishes our species, is evolutionarily plastic."
  • Leonard P. Guarente in DrugResearcher.com
    Conversely, fewer fat cells tell the body that it's time to hunker down for survival. This means that evolutionarily speaking, fat plays a very important role,Guarente said.

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