ISBN-10:
9048175356
ISBN-13:
9789048175352
Pub. Date:
11/19/2010
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
The Joy of Science: An Examination of How Scientists Ask and Answer Questions Using the Story of Evolution as a Paradigm / Edition 1

The Joy of Science: An Examination of How Scientists Ask and Answer Questions Using the Story of Evolution as a Paradigm / Edition 1

by Richard A. Lockshin
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ISBN-13: 9789048175352
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/19/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Origin of the Earth and of Species of Animals and Plants as Seen Before the Enlightenment.- Chapter 2: The Seashells on the Mountaintop.- Chapter 3: Aristotle’s and Linnaeus’ Classifications of Living Creatures.- Chapter 4: Natural Selection: the Second Half of Darwin’s Hypothesis.- Chapter 5: Darwin’s Hypothesis.- Chapter 6: The stuff of Inheritance: DNA, RNA, and Mutations.- Chapter 7: The Story of our Planet.- Chapter 8: Competition Among Species.- Chapter 9:The Importance of Disease.- Chapter 10: The Evolution of Humans

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