Improbable Destinies

Author: Jonathan Losos
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241201942
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And what could it tell us about life on other planets? In Improbable Destinies, renowned researcher Jonathan Losos reveals what the latest breakthroughs in evolutionary biology tell us about one of the greatest ongoing debates in science.

Improbable Destinies

Author: Jonathan B. Losos
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399184937
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Improbable Destinies will change the way we think and talk about evolution.

Convergent Evolution

Author: George R. McGhee
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016427
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In this book, George McGhee describes the ubiquity of the phenomenon of convergent evolution and connects it directly to the concept of evolutionary constraint--the idea that the number of evolutionary pathways available to life are not ...

Lizards In An Evolutionary Tree

Author: Jonathan Losos
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520943732
Size: 70.83 MB
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This major work, written by one of the best-known investigators of Anolis, reviews and synthesizes an immense literature.

Sex And Death

Author: Kim Sterelny
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226773032
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In this introduction to philosophy of biology, Kim Sterelny and Paul E. Griffiths present both the science and the philosophical context necessary for a critical understanding of the debates shaping biology at the end of the 20th century.

Life S Solution

Author: Simon Conway Morris
ISBN: 9780511077166
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The eminent evolutionary palaeobiologist Simon Conway Morris challenges the accepted view that if the tape of life were wound back, the replay would be very different. He also asks: are we alone?

Arrival Of The Fittest

Author: Andreas Wagner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101628162
Size: 39.71 MB
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In Arrival of the Fittest, renowned evolutionary biologist Andreas Wagner draws on over fifteen years of research to present the missing piece in Darwin's theory.

The Runes Of Evolution

Author: Simon Conway Morris
Publisher: Templeton Foundation Press
ISBN: 1599475014
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Indeed this book is a celebration of how our world is (and was) populated by a riot of forms, a coruscating tapestry of life.” The Runes of Evolution is the most definitive synthesis of evolutionary convergence to be published to date.

Future Evolution

Author: Peter D. Ward
Publisher: W. H. Freeman
ISBN: 9780716734963
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These and other seemingly fantastic scenarios are the very possible realities explored in Peter Ward's Future Evolution, a penetrating look at what might come next in the history of the planet.