• Actuarial senescence in a long-lived orchid challenges our current understanding of ageing 

      Dahlgren, Johan P.; Colchero, Fernando; Jones, Owen R.; Øien, Dag Inge; Moen, Asbjørn; Sletvold, Nina (Conference object; Journal article, 2016)
      The dominant evolutionary theory of actuarial senescence—an increase in death rate with advancing age—is based on the concept of a germ cell line that is separated from the somatic cells early in life. However, such a ...