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The making of the fittest : DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution / Sean B. Carroll ; with illustrations by Jamie W. Carroll and Leanne M. Olds.

Carroll, Sean B. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780393061635 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0393061639 (hardcover) :
  • Description: 301 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, charts ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., c2006.

Available copies

  • 16 of 16 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College. (Show all copies)

Current holds

0 current holds with 16 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) QP624 .C37 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection QP 624 .C37 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Nonfiction 572.86/C319m (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 572.86/Carroll (Text to Phone) Available -
Gordon College Stack Level 5 QP 624 .C37 2006 c.2 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 572.86 CARROLL 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) 572.86 Carroll (Text to Phone) Available -
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks QP624 .C37 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
North Shore - Danvers Campus Stacks QP 624 .C37 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks QP624 .C37 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-284) and index.
Contents Note: Beyond any reasonable doubt -- The bloodless fish of Bouvet Island -- Everyday math of evolution: chance, selection, and time -- Immortal genes: running in place for eons -- Making the new from the old -- Fossil genes: broken pieces of yesterday's life -- Deja vu: how and why evolution repeats itself -- Our flesh and blood: arms races, the human race, and natural selection -- The making and evolution of complexity -- Seeing and believing -- The palm trees of Wyoming.
Awards Note: Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Books, 2006
Subject: DNA.
Evolution (Biology)

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