Paper of the week: kin selection might be useful

This week’s paper of the week is an interesting study by Carazo and friends examining the role of kin selection in mitigating intra-sexual competition for mates and its consequences for females in Drosophila.

Carazo, P. et al. (2014) Within-group male relatedness reduces harm to females in Drosophila. Nature 505: 672–675. 

To read the paper, please go here. Scott Pitnick and David Pfennig also provide a “news & views” here.

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