Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-
Why evolution is true.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Jerry A Coyne
|描述：||1 online resource (477 p.)|
|内容：||Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. What Is Evolution?; 2. Written in the Rocks; 3. Remnants: Vestiges, Embryos, and Bad Design; 4. The Geography of Life; 5. The Engine of Evolution; 6. How Sex Drives Evolution; 7. The Origin of Species; 8. What About Us?; 9. Evolution Redux; Notes; Glossary; Suggestions for Further Reading; References; Illustration Credits; Index.|
|責任：||Jerry A. Coyne.|
For all the discussion in the media about creationism and 'Intelligent Design', virtually nothing has been said about the evidence in question - the evidence for evolution by natural selection. Yet, as this succinct and important book shows, that evidence is vast, varied, and magnificent, and drawn from many disparate fields of science. The very latest research is uncovering a stream of evidence revealing evolution in action - from the actual observation of a species splitting into two, to new fossil discoveries, to the deciphering of the evidence stored in our genome. Why Evolution is True wea.