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Biological theory: Postmodern evolution?

This summer a group of high-profile researchers met in Altenberg, Austria, to try and plot the future course of evolutionary theory. John Whitfield was there.

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John Whitfield is the author of In the Beat of a Heart: Life, Energy, and the Unity of Nature. There is a Correction associated with this article: we should have identified Susan Mazur as the first to use the term 'The Woodstock of Evolution' to describe the Altenberg meeting.

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Whitfield, J. Biological theory: Postmodern evolution?. Nature 455, 281–284 (2008).

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