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Are Genes Really Selfish? [Video]

Biologist Richard Dawkins coined the phrase “the selfish gene” with his best-selling book of the same name. “Selfish”, however, was perhaps an unfortunate word choice because genes lack their own will and can actually drive altruistic behavior. I explain how in our latest Instant Egghead video: Correction (5/15/14): This video erroneously states that honeybee workers [...]

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