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What Darwin never knew

Author: Matthew BarrettJohn RubinSarah HoltSerena DaviesRushmore DeNooyerAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The source of the earth's great variety of animals was a scientific mystery until Charles Darwin proposed the idea of natural selection. Nova presents breakthroughs in a new science nicknamed "evo devo" that are linking the enigma of origins to another of nature's mysteries, the development of embryos.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Science television programs
Documentary television programs
Television adaptations
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Closed caption video recordings
Documentaries and Factual Films
Named Person: Sean B Carroll
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Barrett; John Rubin; Sarah Holt; Serena Davies; Rushmore DeNooyer; Lance Newman; Martin Sage, (Film editor); Rob Alexander; Tom Perry; Stephanie Munroe; Dick Bartlett; Jim Ohm; Sean B Carroll; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608830985 1608830985
OCLC Number: 515409026
Language Note: Closed-captioned; optional description for the visually impaired.
Notes: Copyright date on credit frame: 2009; copyright date on container: 2010.
Documentary.
Based on the books: Endless forms most beautiful ; and, The making of the fittest / by Sean B. Carroll.
Credits: Edited by Martin Sage, Rob Alexander, Tom Perry, Stephanie Munroe, Dick Bartlett, Jim Ohm.
Performer(s): Lance Lewman, narrator.
Event notes: Originally produced for the television program on Nova in 2009. Aired December 29, 2009 on PBS.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Unanswered questions --
The Galapagos --
Descent with modification --
Natural selection --
The magic of DNA --
23,000 genes --
Fruit flies --
Gene switches --
A transitional form --
From fins to limbs --
The hand --
Our brains --
What makes us human?
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova/WGBH production ; produced by Matthew Barrett, John Rubin, and Sarah Holt ; written by John Rubin ; directed by John Rubin, Rushmore Denooyer, Serena Davies, and Sarah Holt.

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The source of the earth's great variety of animals was a scientific mystery until Charles Darwin proposed the idea of natural selection. Nova presents breakthroughs in a new science nicknamed "evo devo" that are linking the enigma of origins to another of nature's mysteries, the development of embryos.

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