Although simplistic, the Lotka equation captures a fundamental insight: It is reproductive success that is optimized, not longevity. Deeper understanding of survival at older ages thus hinges on intensified research into the interactions between fertility and longevity (19, 31, 38).
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Death rates decelerate with age for insects. Verification of the heterogeneity hypothesis hinges on empirical estimation of the variation in frailty within a population. If at specified ages.
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