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Rodrigo Zorrilla González

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Rodrigo sits in a canoeI was born in Mexico City and grew up in Caracas, NYC and Singapore. Microbes are my tools and I use them to understand the world around us. I'm in the Travisano Lab. When I’m not in the lab, I’m usually rock climbing, running, or cooking up the best salsa you’ve ever had – craft beer in hand.

 

 


Blog Posts by Rodrigo Zorrilla González

Natural selection imitates a highly competitive economy – then everybody dies

We typically expect natural selection to improve the condition of a species, leading to their long-term survival; however, 99.9 percent of all species on Earth are now extinct. It seems that natural selection might be pretty good at helping us make it through today, but pretty awful at preparing us for tomorrow.