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Sean B. Carroll is Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics and an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Among the most prominent biologists working in the world today, Carroll is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, an award-winning author of two highly acclaimed books on science for the general public (Endless Forms Most Beautiful and The Making of the Fittest), a widely known charismatic public speaker, an ardent advocate for science education, and a frequent guest on NOVA and other popular television and radio programs. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 scientific papers on animal development and evolution and of two textbooks.
Table of Contents
|Into The Jungle||p. 1|
|Reverend Darwin's Detour||p. 4|
|Drawing the Line between Monkeys and Kangaroos||p. 35|
|Life Imitates Life||p. 51|
|On The Trail of Ancient Humans||p. 65|
|Java Man||p. 66|
|Where the Dragon Laid Her Eggs||p. 88|
|Always Expect the Unexpected||p. 111|
|The Day the Mesozoic Died||p. 112|
|Miss Latimer's Extraordinary Fish||p. 132|
|Evolution In Action||p. 147|
|A Sickle-Cell Safari||p. 148|
|In Cold Blood: The Tale of the Icefish||p. 166|
|General Review and Discussion||p. 185|
|References and Further Reading||p. 189|
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