Groundbreaking Discovery Helps Explain Aging and Evolution

By Bo Beard | May 22, 2024

Warm-blooded animals

A recent scientific proposal introduces a new biological law that sheds light on evolution and aging processes. Biological laws are established patterns that are observed to be consistent among living organisms. 

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An example is Allen's rule, created by zoologist Joel Allen in 1877, which explains that warm-blooded animals in cold environments tend to have shorter, thicker limbs to retain body heat compared to those in warmer regions. 

Biologist John Tower

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Biologist John Tower, from the University of South Carolina, has presented a new biological law in a publication in the journal Frontiers in Aging. This law challenges conventional beliefs about stability within biological systems.