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

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0 current holds with 15 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 -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks QP624 .C37 2006 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction QP 624 .C37 2006 (Text to phone) Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-284) and index.
Contents Note: Preface : beyond any reasonable doubt -- Ch. 1. Introduction : the bloodless fish of Bouvet Island -- Ch. 2. everyday math of evolution : chance, selection, and time -- Ch. 3. Immortal genes : running in place for eons -- Ch. 4. Making the new from the old -- Ch. 5. Fossil genes : broken pieces of yesterday's life -- Ch. 6. Deja vu : how and why evolution repeats itself -- Ch. 7. Our flesh and blood : arms races, the human race, and natural selection -- Ch. 8. making and evolution of complexity -- Ch. 9. Seeing and believing -- Ch. 10. palm trees of Wyoming.
Awards Note: Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Books, 2006
Subject: DNA.
Evolution (Biology)

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