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Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory

by Alan R. Templeton

"The advances made possible by the development of molecular techniques have in recent years revolutionized quantitative genetics and its relevance for population genetics. <i><b>Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory </b></i> takes a ...

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Prehension

The Hand and the Emergence of Humanity

by Colin McGinn

<p><strong>In praise of the hand: A philosopher considers the crucial role of the hand in human evolution, particularly with respect to language.</strong></p> <p><strong>“McGinn is an ingenious philosopher who thinks like a laser and writes ...

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Principles of Human Evolution

by Robert Andrew Foley & Roger Lewin

<p><em>Principles of Human Evolution</em> presents an in-depth introduction to paleoanthropology and the study of human evolution. Focusing on the fundamentals of evolutionary theory and how these apply to ecological, molecular genetic, ...

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Proving Darwin

Making Biology Mathematical

by Gregory Chaitin

<p>Groundbreaking mathematician Gregory Chaitin gives us the first book to posit that we can prove how Darwin’s theory of evolution works on a mathematical level.<br />  <br /> For years it has been received wisdom among most scientists that, ...

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Randomly Speaking

by Alfonso Borello

<p>A collection of short essays on Cosmology, Science and Evolution also published as singles under the titles: M-Could You Be on Another Dimension, War of the Currents, The Ducati Girl, Darwin, and the Pig of Nebraska.</p> ...

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Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

by Marwa Elshakry

<p>In <em>Reading Darwin in Arabic</em>, Marwa Elshakry questions current ideas about Islam, science, and secularism by exploring the ways in which Darwin was read in Arabic from the late 1860s to the mid-twentieth century. Borrowing from ...

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Reconstructing the Tree of Life: Taxonomy and Systematics of Species Rich Taxa

by Hodkinson, Trevor R.

To document the world's diversity of species and reconstruct the tree of life we need to undertake some simple but mountainous tasks. Most importantly, we need to tackle species rich groups. We need to collect, name, and classify them, and then ...

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Redeeming Sin?

Social Diagnostics amid Ecological Destruction

by Ernst M. Conradie

<p>Can Christian sin-talk be retrieved within the public sphere? In this contribution to ecotheology, Ernst M. Conradie argues that, amid ecological destruction, discourse on sin can contribute to a multidisciplinary depth diagnosis of what has ...

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Rediscovering Darwin

The Rest of Darwin's Theory and Why We Need It Today

by David Loye

<p>Hailed as a breakthrough in 12 pages of pre-publication reviews by leading evolutionary thinkers, this new book has been rushed into print for impact in the wake of both the honoring and the dishonoring of Darwin’s 209th birthday on February ...

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Reflections On Evolution

by Fredrick Sproull

<p>Evolution is a scientific theory asserting that species of organisms are capable of changing through time into different species. Present day species are thought to share common ancestors and genetic continuity with species that lived in the ...

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Relics of Eden

The Powerful Evidence of Evolution in Human DNA

by Daniel J. Fairbanks

<p>Since the publication in 1859 of Darwin's Origin of Species, debate over the theory of evolution has been continuous and often impassioned. In recent years, opponents of "Darwin's dangerous idea" have mounted history's most sophisticated and ...

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Reproductive Biology and Early Life History of Fishes in the Ohio River Drainage: Percidae - Perch, Pikeperch, and Darters, Volume 4

by Simon, Thomas P.

Knowledge of the early life stages of fishes is crucial for the effective monitoring and management of fish populations and habitats, and the evaluation of environmental impacts and recovery of endangered species. Unfortunately, the proper ...

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Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara

by Rheubert, Justin L.

<P><STRONG>Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara</STRONG> is a remarkable compendium of chapters written by the world's leading experts from over four continents. The book begins with a chapter recounting historical ...

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Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes

by Aldridge, Robert D.

<P>Offering coverage of a wide range of topics on snake reproduction and phylogeny, this comprehensive book discusses everything from primordial germ migration in developing embryos to semelparity (death after reproduction) in the aspic viper. ...

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Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience

by Michael S A Graziano

<p><strong>Neuroscientist and psychologist Michael Graziano puts forward a groundbreaking new theory of the origin of consciousness.</strong></p> <p>Focusing attention can help an animal find food or flee a predator. It also may have led to ...

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Rethinking Human Evolution

by Richard G Delisle, Fabrizzio McManus, John de Vos & others

<p><strong>Contributors from a range of disciplines consider the disconnect between human evolutionary studies and the rest of evolutionary biology.</strong></p> <p>The study of human evolution often seems to rely on scenarios and received ...

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Revival: Origin and Evolution of the Human Race (1921)

by Albert Churchwood

<p>Where and when did man make his first appearance on this earth?</p> <p>The object of this book is to bring before the public such further facts and values regarding the evolution of man. After studies Churchwood made during many years, he is

ISBN: 9781351343886

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Revolutionary Biology

The New, Gene-centered View of Life

by David Barash

<p>There is a revolution underway in biology. It is based on a new perception of bodies and genes, in which the former are the end product of the latter within the continuum of evolution. Twenty fi ve years after Richard Dawkins helped ...

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Rice: Origin, Antiquity and History

by Sharma, S. D.

<P>During the last nine millennia or so, man has improved the rice plant, increased its productivity and has found various uses of its parts. The story of rice differs from region to region and has been different in different periods of time. ...

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Richard Dawkins: The Pope of Unreason

by Mike Hockney

<p>A book attacking the ideology of Richard Dawkins is invariably assumed to be a defence of religious faith. Nothing could be further from the truth in this case. This book equates faith with insanity. Instead, it argues that we live in the ...

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