The Mathematics of Evolution: Q&A with Biologist Marcus Feldman
Credit: Jason Henry for Quanta MagazineAdvertisementFrom Quanta Magazine (find original story here).Marcus Feldman never planned to end up on the front lines of evolutionary biology. I always wanted to do mathematics, as much as I could, he said. The
Credit: Jason Henry for Quanta MagazineAdvertisementFrom Quanta Magazine (find original story here).Marcus Feldman never planned to end up on the front lines of evolutionary biology. “I always wanted to do mathematics, as much as I could,” he said. “There was a little bit of time when I flirted with the idea of being a psychiatrist.”More than anything else, Feldman is a polymath. His desk at Stanford University, where he has been a professor for 46 years, is tiled w...

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