Biologists Team Up to Quash New View of Cooperation

Kelvin Ma for The Chronicle

Martin Nowak, a professor of mathematics and biology at Harvard U., wrote a paper criticizing a longstanding tenet of evolutionary theory. The response has been harsh—and personal.
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Martin Nowak removes his shoes, props his white-socked feet on a chair, and explains why he is right and everyone else is wrong. He's in the corner office of the program he directs, which occupies the sixth floor of an office building near Harvard...

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