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In the blink of an eye : how vision sparked the big bang of evolution

Author: Andrew Parker
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2004.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Parker
ISBN: 0465054382 9780465054381 0738206075 9780738206073
OCLC Number: 54977231
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Evolution's big bang --
The virtual life of fossils --
The infusion of light --
When darkness descends --
Light, time and evolution --
Colour in the Cambrian? --
The making of a sense --
The killer instinct --
The solution --
End of story?
Responsibility: Andrew Parker.

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A talented young scientist unlocks the secrets of nature's "Big Bang" 550 million years ago, speculating that the ability to see created a proliferation of life--and variety of life--across the  Read more...

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"A young, brash zoologist...Parker makes a compelling case."

 
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