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In the light of evolution : essays from the laboratory and field / edited by Jonathan B. Losos
Greenwood Village, Colo. : Roberts and Co., c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QH366.2 .I516 2011    AVAILABLE
Mardigian Endowment Bookplate
Subject(s) Evolution (Biology)
Evolution (Biology) -- Research
Natural selection
Natural selection -- Research
Physical Description xi, 330 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Foreword / David Quammen -- Charles Darwin : traveller, author, and naturalist / Janet Browne -- Darwin in the pumpkin patch or Bay Area travels with Charlie / James Curtsinger -- Darwin under the microscope : witnessing evolution in microbes / Carl Zimmer -- Four legs good, two legs fortuitous : brains, brawn, and the evolution of human bipedalism / Daniel E. Lieberman -- Detective work in the West Indies : integrating historical and experimental approaches to study the evolutionary diversification of island lizards / Jonathan B. Losos -- Patterns, process, and the parable of the coffeepot incident : arms races between newts and snakes from landscapes to molecules / Edmund D. Brodie III -- The herbivore's dilemma : never enough nitrogen / Naomi E. Pierce and Andrew Berry -- My island life / Luke Harmon -- Diversity in the weapons of sexual selection : horn evolution in dung beetles / Douglas Emlen -- Sex, society, and peacock tails : sexual selection from Darwin to modern times / Marlene Zuk and Teri J. Orr -- Sexual selection : a tutorial from the TĂșngara frog / Michael J. Ryan -- Guppies and the empirical study of adaptation / David Reznick -- O Sting, where is thy death? The evolution of altruism / David Queller -- King Midas and his many extremely young species : studies on speciation in Crater Lake cichlid fishes in Nicaraguan crater lakes / Axel Meyer -- From Darwin to DNA : the genetic basis of color adaptations / Hopi E. Hoekstra -- Fossil discovery and the origin of tetrapods / Ted Daeschler and Neil Shubin -- Longhorns, whitetails, and the evolution of "wild" / Harry W. Greene
Series School of Education Ed.D. program
Alternate Author Losos, Jonathan B
Mardigian Endowment, 2011

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