Making of the Fittest DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution

ISBN-10: 0393330516
ISBN-13: 9780393330519
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Description: Throw out your fossilsthe best evidence for evolution is now found in DNA. DNA is the genetic blueprint of all creatures. Scientists have only recently discovered that it is also a living chronicle of evolution. In this book, leading biologist and  More...

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List price: $17.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836

Throw out your fossilsthe best evidence for evolution is now found in DNA. DNA is the genetic blueprint of all creatures. Scientists have only recently discovered that it is also a living chronicle of evolution. In this book, leading biologist and writer Sean B. Carroll takes us on an exhilarating tour of the exquisite evolutionary record. The DNA record of evolution is filled with surprises. Immortal genes and evolution repeating itself are two of the stunners that await the lucky reader. The case for evolution can no longer be contested now that the DNA evidence is revealed. 50 b/w illustrations; 8 pages of color.

Preface: Beyond Any Reasonable Doubt
Introduction: The Bloodless Fish of Bouvet Island
The Everyday Math of Evolution: Chance, Selection, and Time
Immortal Genes: Running in Place for Eons
Making the New from the Old
Fossil Genes: Broken Pieces of Yesterday's Life
Deja Vu: How and Why Evolution Repeats Itself
Our Flesh and Blood: Arms Races, the Human Race, and Natural Selection
The Making and Evolution of Complexity
Seeing and Believing
The Palm Trees of Wyoming
Sources and Further Reading
Acknowledgments
Index

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