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Into The Jungle: Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution / Edition 1
     

Into The Jungle: Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution / Edition 1

by Sean B. Carroll
 

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ISBN-10: 0321556712

ISBN-13: 9780321556714

Pub. Date: 08/11/2008

Publisher: Pearson

These nine short tales vividly depict key discoveries in evolutionary biology and the excitement of the scientific process. Online resources available at www.aw-bc.com/carroll.

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These nine short tales vividly depict key discoveries in evolutionary biology and the excitement of the scientific process. Online resources available at www.aw-bc.com/carroll.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321556714
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/11/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
60,578
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

I. INTO THE JUNGLE

1. Reverend Darwin’s Detour

2. Drawing a Line between Monkeys and Kangaroos

3. Life Imitates Life

II. ON THE TRAIL OF ANCIENT HUMANS

4. Java Man

5. Where the Dragon Laid Her Eggs

III. ALWAYS EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

6. The Day the Mesozoic Died

7. Miss Latimer’s Extraordinary Fish

IV. EVOLUTION IN ACTION

8. A Sickle-Cell Safari

9. In Cold Blood: The Tale of the Icefish

General Review and Discussion

Sources and Further Reading

Acknowledgments

Index

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