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The wisdom of the genes : new pathways in evolution

Author: Christopher Wills
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
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An account of how evolution works and of how the process of evolution itself evolves over long periods of time. It explains the ways in which genes organize themselves so as to facilitate  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Wills
ISBN: 0192861131 9780192861139
OCLC Number: 22243160
Notes: Originally published: New York : Basic Books, ©1989.
Description: xiv, 351 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Some evolutionary mysteries; A new way of looking at evolution?; How not to think about evolution; The role of mutation; Of tuxedos and antibodies; An evolutionary toolbox; Of butterflies and handbags; The evolutionary Orient Express; The increasing sophistication of evolution; Potential-realizing and potential-altering mutations; Closing the circle.
Responsibility: Christopher Wills.
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