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Author Zimmer, Carl, 1966-

Title Evolution : making sense of life / Carl Zimmer, Douglas J. Emlen.

Publication Info. Greenwood Village, Colorado : Roberts and Company Publishers, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    576.82 ZIM 2015    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition Second edition.
Description xxxvi, 707 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The Whale and the Virus: How Scientists Study Evolution -- 2. From Natural Philosophy to Darwin: A Brief History of Evolutionary Ideas -- 3. What the Rocks Say: How Geology and Paleontology Reveal the History of Life -- 4. The Tree of Life: How Biologists Use Phylogeny to Reconstruct the Deep Past -- 5. Raw Material: Heritable Variation among Individuals -- 6. The Ways of Change: Drift and Selection -- 7. Beyond Alleles: Quantitative Genetics and the Evolution of Phenotypes -- 8. Natural Selection: Empirical Studies in the Wild -- 9. The History in Our Genes -- 10. Adaptation: From Genes to Traits -- 11. Sex: Causes and Consequences -- 12. After Conception: The Evolution of Life History and Parental Care -- 13. The Origin of Species -- 14. Macroevolution: The Long Run -- 15. Intimate Partnership: How Species Adapt to Each Other -- 16. Minds and Microbes: The Evolution of Behavior -- 17. Human Evolution: A New Kind of Ape -- 18. Evolutionary Medicine.
Subject Evolution (Biology).
Added Author Emlen, Douglas John, 1967-
ISBN 9781936221554

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