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At the water's edge : macroevolution and the transformation of life

Author: Carl Zimmer; Carl Buell
Publisher: London : Touchstone, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Everybody Out of the Pond At the Water's Edge will change the way you think about your place in the world. The awesome journey of life's transformation from the first microbes 4 billion years ago to Homo sapiens today is an epic that we are only now beginning to grasp. Magnificent and bizarre, it is the story of how we got here, what we left behind, and what we brought with us. We all know about evolution, but it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zimmer, Carl, 1966-
At the water's edge
(OCoLC)41925865
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Zimmer; Carl Buell
ISBN: 9781476799742 1476799741
OCLC Number: 891843447
Notes: Originally published: New York; London: Free, 1998.
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Carl Zimmer ; illustrations by Carl Buell.

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How did we ever get ashore? How did we make legs, arms and our extremely complex intelligence? Evolution is one of the most hotly debated areas of popular science. With this book, the author presents  Read more...

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Ernst Mayr Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University Zimmer is a born storyteller and succeeds in giving us pure pleasure while at the same time teaching us up-to-date science. Kevin Padian Read more...

 
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