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Endless Forms Most Beautiful By Sean B. Carroll

Endless Forms Most Beautiful
by Sean B. Carroll

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"A beautiful and very important book."-Lewis Wolpert, American Scientist
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Endless Forms Most Beautiful Summary


Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo by Sean B. Carroll

For over a century, opening the black box of embryonic development was the holy grail of biology. Evo Devo-Evolutionary Developmental Biology-is the new science that has finally cracked open the box. Within the pages of his rich and riveting book, Sean B. Carroll explains how we are discovering that complex life is ironically much simpler than anyone ever expected.

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Endless Forms Most Beautiful Reviews


"One of the essential books of our times...[explains] for a general audience how the shapes of organisms are produced by genes." -- Peter Forbes - The Guardian
"[Carroll] reveals a remarkable series of insights into how evolution has shaped-and continues to shape-the wondrous assortment of creatures that share this planet with us. He emerges as the new, user-friendly public face of evolutionary science." -- Thomas Hayden - US News & World Report
"Carroll is a gifted writer...In light of this new understanding (Evo Devo), the objections to evolutionary theory based on transitional gaps and irreducible complexity become more obtuse than ever." -- Library Journal
"Combines clear writing with a deep knowledge." -- Publishers Weekly

About Sean B. Carroll


Sean B. Carroll is professor of genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His first book, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, was a finalist for the 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Carroll's seminal scientific work has been featured in Time and The New Yorker. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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GOR004421066
Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo by Sean B. Carroll
Sean B. Carroll
Used - Very Good
Paperback
WW Norton & Co
2006-05-19
368
0393327795
9780393327793
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