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The Princeton guide to evolution

Author: Jonathan B Losos
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Series: Princeton reference.
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Designed to be accessible and useful to students, scientists, and anyone with a serious interest in evolution. The articles, each written by authorities in their respective fields, balance accessibility with depth of analysis.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan B Losos
ISBN: 9780691149776 0691149771 9781400848065 1400848067
OCLC Number: 841515652
Description: xiii, 853 pages, 7 plates : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Phylogenetics and the history of life --
Natural selection and adaptation --
Evolutionary processes --
Genes, genomes, phenotypes --
Speciation and macroevolution --
Evolution of behavior, society, and humans --
Evolution and modern society.
Series Title: Princeton reference.
Responsibility: Jonathan B. Losos, Harvard University, editor in chief ; David A. Baum, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Douglas J. Futuyma, Stony Brook University, Hopi E. Hoekstra, Harvard University, Richard E. Lenski, Michigan State University, Allen J. Moore, University of Georgia, Catherine L. Peichel, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Dolph Schluter, University of British Columbia, Michael C. Whitlock, University of British Columbia, editors.

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Contains some articles on the important topics in seven major areas: phylogenetics and the history of life; selection and adaptation; evolutionary processes; genes, genomes, and phenotypes;  Read more...

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