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### Flowers of immortality

The eigenvalues of the mortality equation fall into two classes—the flower and the stem—but only the stem eigenvalues control the dynamics.

### I want to be forever young

The mortality equation governs the dynamics of an evolving population with a given maximum age, offering a theory for programmed ageing.

### Hypercube eigenvalues

Hamming balls, subgraphs of the hypercube, maximise the graph’s largest eigenvalue exactly when the dimension of the cube is large enough.

### Spectral partitioning

The spectral density of graph ensembles provides an exact solution to the graph partitioning problem and helps detect community structure.

### Instability in complex ecosystems

The community matrix of a complex ecosystem captures the population dynamics of interacting species and transitions to unstable abundances.

### Eigenvalues of neutral networks

The principal eigenvalue of small neutral networks determines their robustness, and is bounded by the logarithm of the number of vertices.

### Robust and assortative

Spectral analysis shows that disassortative networks exhibit a higher epidemiological threshold and are therefore easier to immunize.