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The Resource The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution, by Sean B. Carroll

The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution, by Sean B. Carroll

Label
The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution
Title
The making of the fittest
Title remainder
DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution
Statement of responsibility
by Sean B. Carroll
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A geneticist discusses the role of DNA in the evolution of life on Earth, explaining how an analysis of DNA reveals a complete record of the events that have shaped each species and how it provides evidence of the validity of the theory of evolution
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Carroll, Sean B
Dewey number
572.8/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QP624.C37 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DNA
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution, by Sean B. Carroll
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-284) and index
Contents
Beyond any reasonable doubt -- 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
Control code
ocn154706970
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st paperback ed.
Extent
301 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393330519
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)154706970
Label
The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution, by Sean B. Carroll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-284) and index
Contents
Beyond any reasonable doubt -- 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
Control code
ocn154706970
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st paperback ed.
Extent
301 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393330519
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)154706970

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