The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution download free [PDF and Ebook] by Carl Zimmer

The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution download free [PDF and Ebook] by Carl Zimmer year 2013
  • Book name: The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution
  • Author: Carl Zimmer
  • Release date: 2013/9/27
  • Publisher: W.H.FREEMAN & CO LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781936221448
  • Rating: 9.77 of 10
  • Votes: 135
  • Review by: Emelia Hoyt
  • Review rating: 7.33 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/10
  • Total pages: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 50 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Used widely in non-majors biology classes, this is the first textbook about evolution intended for the general reader. Zimmer, an award-winning science writer, takes readers on a fascinating journey into the latest discoveries about evolution. In the Canadian Arctic, paleontologists unearth fossils documenting the move of our ancestors from sea to land. In the outback of Australia, a zoologist tracks some of the world's deadliest snakes to decipher the 100-million-year evolution of venom molecules. In Africa, geneticists are gathering DNA to probe the origin of our species. In clear, non-technical language, Zimmer explains the central concepts essential for understanding new advances in evolution, including natural selection, genetic drift, and sexual selection. He demonstrates how vital evolution is to all branches of modern biology-from the fight against deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria to the analysis of the human genome.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H14M8S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Interdisciplinary Studies, Evolution, Biology, Life Sciences
  • Available formats: WORD, BMP, DOC, EPUB, PNG, AZW, TXT, PDF. Compressed in BZ2, XZ, ZIP, RAR, RZ, TAR.7Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 71.36 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x235x17.78mm
  • Weight: 952.54g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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