Diversity in Argentinian killifishes

Helmstetter AJ, Papadopulos AST, Igea J, Van Dooren TJM,  Leroi AM. Savolainen V. 2016. Viviparity stimulates diversification in an order of fish.  Nature Communications 7: 11271

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Mutational metabolomics

Davies SK, Leroi AM, Burt A, Bundy JG, Baer CF. 2016. The mutational structure of metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans.  Evolution 70: 1558-564

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Pop data science – tv programme

The Secret Science of Pop. 2017.AMLGDO5

BBC4  (writer / presenter)

Director: Thomas Hewitson

1 x 60

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Is it a hit you’re looking for?

Weekend Financial Times. Openings. 25.11.15

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Pop music revolutions

popMauch M, MacCullum RM, Levy M, Leroi AM. 2015. The evolution of popular music: USA 1960–2010  R. Soc. open sci. 2: 150081.

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One Republic of Learning

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New York Times, Op Ed, 13.02.2015–extended version. 

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What is your favourite deep, elegant or beautiful explanation?

Edge 2012: annual question.

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How dog transmissible cancers stay alive

Rebbeck CA, Leroi AM, Burt A. 2011. Mitochondrial capture by a transmissible cancer. Science. 311:1095-9203

 

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Planet Cameron

Swire J, Leroi AM. 2010. Return to Pandora. Trends in Ecology and Evolution  25: 432–433

 

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Chromosome painting in transmissible cancers in dogs

Thomas R, Rebbeck C, Leroi AM, Burt, A. 2009. Extensive conservation of genomic imbalances incanine transmissible venereal tumors (CTVT) detected by microarray-based CGH analysis. Chromosome Research 17: 927-934

 

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Origin of transmissible cancers in dogs

Rebbeck CA, Thomas R, Breen M, Leroi AM, Burt A. 2009. Origins and evolution of a transmissible cancer. Evolution 63: 2340-2349

 

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Aristotle on life-history

Leroi AM. 2009. Function and Constraint in Aristotle and Evolutionary Theory in S Föllinger and W Kullmann Aristotle’s Conception of Life, Bamberg

 

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What Darwin did not know – tv programme

What Darwin Did Not Know. 2009.

BBC4 / Discovery USA. (Writer, Presenter)

Director: Tim Lambert

1 x 90

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David Sedley’s book

Leroi AM. 2008. Creationism and its critics in antiquity. Nature:452:153-154.

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In galapagos

Leroi, AM. 2008. The actual and the possible. Observer, London. 27.04. 08

 

 

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What makes us human – tv series

What Makes Us Human. 2006.

TigerAspect for Channel 4 / Discovery USA (Presenter, Writer)

Director: Tim Lambert

2 x 60

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Evolution of cell lineages

Azevedo, RBR, R Lohaus, V Braun M Gumbel, M Umamasheshewar, V Braun, P Agapow, G Borgonie, HP Meinzer, and AM Leroi. 2005. The simplicity of Metazoan cell lineages. Nature 433: 152-156

 

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Geoffroy’s lobster

Leroi AM. 2005. Le homard de Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. La Recherche. 01.12.05

 

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The Razib Khan interviews on GNXP

Ten Questions for Armand Marie Leroi

Posted in general evolution, journalism, mutants & variants

Review of Wallace Arthur’s book

Leroi AM. 2004. Gentle Biases. Review of Biased Embryos and Evolution by W. Arthur, Nature 430: 294

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Cancer selection

Leroi, A. M. V. Koufopanou, A. Burt. 2003.  Cancer Selection. Nature Reviews Cancer 3:226-31.

 

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Review of Schlosser and Wagner’s book

Leroi AM. 2004. A mania for modules.  Review of Modularity in Development and Evolution by G. Schlosser and G.P. Wagner. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19: 284-285.

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Mutants – book

Leroi AM. 2003. Mutants: on the form, variety and errors of the the human body

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Posted in ageing, books, general evolution, history of science, mutants & variants

Mutational constraints on growth

Azevedo RB, Keightley PD, Lauren-Maatta C, Vassilieva LL, Lynch M, Leroi AM. 2002. Spontaneous mutational variation for body size in Caenorhabditis elegans Genetics 162:755-65

 

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Evo-devo surveyed

Leroi AM. 2002. Evolution of Development in M Pagel et al (eds) Encylopedia of Evolution, Oxford University Press

 

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Patterns of cell number variability

Azevedo, RBR, Leroi AM. 2001. A power law for cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 98:5699-5704

 

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Rethinking life-history trade-offs

Leroi, AM. 2001. Molecular signals v the loi de balancement. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16:24-29

 

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Micro v. macroevolution

Leroi AM. 2000. The scale independence of evolution. Evolution & Development 2: 67-77

 

 

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Nematodes are not eutelic

Cunha A, RB Azevedo, Emmons S, Leroi AM. 1999. Variable cell numbers in nematodes. Nature 402:253

Azevedo, RBR, Cunha, A, Emmons, SW, Leroi AM. The demise of the Platonic worm. Nematology. 2. 71-79

 

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Review of Stephen Jay Gould’s book

Leroi AM. 1999. The Giraffe’s Neck. Review of Leonardo’s mountain of clams and the diet of worms by S. J. Gould. Times Literary Supplement 2.07.99

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Nematode physiology

Leroi AM and Jones J. 1998. Development of Nematodes in R Perry and D J Wright (eds) Physiology and Biochemistry of Free-Living and Plant-Parasitic Nematodes p. 155-175

 

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Review of Wallace Arthur + Gerhart & Kirschner’s books

Leroi AM. 1998. The burden of the bauplan. Review of The Origin of Animal Body Plans: A Study in Evolutionary Developmental Biology, by W. Arthur, and Cells, Embryos and Evolution, by J. Gerhart and M. Kirschner. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13: 82-83

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Thermal adaptation

Leroi AM, Lenski RE and Bennett AF. 1995. Evolution of Thermal adaptation III Phenotypic acclimation and genetic adaptation of Escherichia coli to a temporally variable environment. Evolution 48:1222-1229

 

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Phenotypic and genetic trade-offs

Leroi AM, Kim SB and Rose MR. 1994. The evolution of phenotypic life-history trade-offs: an experimental study using Drosophila melanogasterAmerican Naturalist 144:661–676

 

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Evolutionary stability of life-history genetic correlations

Leroi AM, Chen WR and Rose MR. 1994. Long term laboratory evolution of a life-history trade-off in Drosophila melanogaster. 2. Stability of genetic correlations. Evolution 48:1258-1268

 

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Critique of the comparative method

Leroi AM, Rose MR, Lauder GV. 1994. Can the comparative method reveal adaptation? American Naturalist 143:381-402

 

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Adapation & history

Lauder GV, Leroi AM, Rose MR. 1993. Adaptation and History. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 8: 294-297

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