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Acquiring Genomes A Theory of the Origin of Species

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ISBN-10: 0465043925

ISBN-13: 9780465043927

Edition: 2003

Authors: Lynn Margulis, Dorion Sagan

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From one of the great iconoclasts of modern biology, this is a groundbreaking work that sets out, for lay and scientific readers alike, a new theory of the origins of species.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 6/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Lynn Margulis was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 5, 1938. She graduated from the University of Chicago at the age of 18. She received a master's degree in genetics and zoology from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in genetics from the University of California, Berkeley. She taught for 22 years at Boston University before joining the faculty at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1988. She was best known for her theory of species evolution by symbiogensis. The manuscript in which she first presented her findings was published in 1967 by the Journal of Theoretical Biology. An expanded version, with additional evidence to support the theory, became her first book entitled…    

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