Summary: Introducing the latest ideas on how life originated and diversified on earth, this new edition of a classic work provides a concise and engaging summary of modern evolutionary theory. The heavily illustrated book is intended for readers with little or no formal training in science and is an ideal introduction for students. Teachers of biology will also find the book a valuable reference text.
Among the features of the second edition: New chapters on n ...show moreeural evolution and gene evolution
Explanations of the latest theories on the evolution of humans
Extensive updates throughout, with emphasis on molecular evolution
Many new or updated illustrations
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