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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, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Parker, Andrew, 1967-
In the blink of an eye.
New York : Basic Books, 2004, ©2003
(OCoLC)275820180
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Parker
ISBN: 9780786728442 0786728442
OCLC Number: 797158246
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 316 pages) : illustrations, portrait
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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