Blackwell Publishing

What is the outstanding problem in evolutionary biology?

"The major outstanding problems of evolutionary biology are what I tend to think of as the Woody Allen problems: Life, Death and Sex.

Curiously, although we have done quite well in evolutionary biology you would think those would be the first problems one would solve. Actually they are probably going to be the last ones. However there are some enormously exciting problems that are just beginning to open up that we have never touched upon before. The most interesting territory yet to be explored is not actually in the outside world but inside, right inside: our brains

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