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Language changes very fast. ---->>>

Genetics is about how information is stored and transmitted between generations. ---->>>

Societies depend on agreed rules. ---->>>

You couldn't have human society without language. ---->>>

The evolution of sex is the hardest problem in evolutionary biology. ---->>>

I think we invent jargon because it saves times talking to one-another. ---->>>

Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 01-06, 1920
Die: 04-19, 2004
Occupation: Scientist

John Maynard Smith FRS (6 January 1920 – 19 April 2004) was a British theoretical evolutionary biologist and geneticist. Originally an aeronautical engineer during the Second World War, he took a second degree in genetics under the well-known biologist J. B. S. Haldane. Maynard Smith was instrumental in the application of game theory to evolution and theorised on other problems such as the evolution of sex and signalling theory (wikipedia)