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The Resource The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution, Sean B. Carroll ; with illustrations by Jamie W. Carroll and Leanne M. Olds

The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution, Sean B. Carroll ; with illustrations by Jamie W. Carroll and Leanne M. Olds

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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
Sean B. Carroll ; with illustrations by Jamie W. Carroll and Leanne M. Olds
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Genre
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
Writing style
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211342
Cataloging source
DLC
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Carroll, Sean B
Dewey number
572.8/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QP624
LC item number
.C37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Carroll, Jamie W.
  • Olds, Leanne M.
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True
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  • DNA
  • Evolution (Biology)
Target audience
adult
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DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution
Label
The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution, Sean B. Carroll ; with illustrations by Jamie W. Carroll and Leanne M. Olds
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-284) and index
Contents
  • The making and evolution of complexity
  • Seeing and believing
  • The palm trees of Wyoming
  • 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
  • Déjà vu: how and why evolution repeats itself
  • Our flesh and blood: arms races, the human race, and natural selection
Control code
ocm69593994
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
301 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393061635
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006017197
Other control number
9780393061635
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)69593994
Label
The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution, Sean B. Carroll ; with illustrations by Jamie W. Carroll and Leanne M. Olds
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-284) and index
Contents
  • The making and evolution of complexity
  • Seeing and believing
  • The palm trees of Wyoming
  • 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
  • Déjà vu: how and why evolution repeats itself
  • Our flesh and blood: arms races, the human race, and natural selection
Control code
ocm69593994
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
301 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393061635
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006017197
Other control number
9780393061635
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)69593994

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