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In the blink of an eye

Autor Andrew Parker
Vydavatel: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., ©2003.
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"Here, for the first time, Oxford zoologist Andrew Parker reveals his theory of this great flourishing of life. Parker's astounding explanation is that it was the development of vision in primitive animals that caused the explosion. Precambrian creatures were unable to see, making it difficult to find friend or foe. With the evolution of the eye, the size, shape, color, and behavior of animals was suddenly revealed.  Přečíst více...
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Doplňující formát: Online version:
Parker, Andrew, 1967-
In the blink of an eye.
Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., c2003
(OCoLC)656194132
Typ materiálu: Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Andrew Parker
ISBN: 0738206075 9780738206073 0743219805 9780743219808
OCLC číslo: 52074044
Poznámky: Includes index.
Popis: xviii, 316 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Obsahy: 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?
Odpovědnost: Andrew Parker.
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"Here, for the first time, Oxford zoologist Andrew Parker reveals his theory of this great flourishing of life. Parker's astounding explanation is that it was the development of vision in primitive animals that caused the explosion. Precambrian creatures were unable to see, making it difficult to find friend or foe. With the evolution of the eye, the size, shape, color, and behavior of animals was suddenly revealed. Once the lights were "turned on," there was enormous pressure to evolve hard external parts as defenses and clasping limbs to grab prey. The animal kingdom exploded into life, and the country of the blind became a teeming mass of hunters and hunted, all scrambling for their place on the evolutionary tree."--BOOK JACKET.

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Good theory, evidence not convincing

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This book discusses the Cambrian explosion, putting forth the theory that it was due to the evolution of the eye.

 

I found that the evidence he presented was not compelling for his thesis. He shows that evolution of the eye and the Cambrian explosion may have occurred at the same...
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