CARROLL, SB: The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution

Carroll, Sean B. The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution. Norton, 2006. ISBN: 9780393061635. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31078) $12.00

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This book guides the general reader on a tour of the massive DNA record of three billion years of evolution, covering immortal genes, fossil genes, and genes that bear the scars of past battles with horrible diseases.

Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated in black-and-white. Bibliography. Index. 301p.

 

GOULD, JL: Life at the Edge: Readings from Scientific American Magazine

Gould, James L. and Carol Grant Gould (editors). Life at the Edge: Readings from Scientific American Magazine. W H Freeman & Co (Sd), 1989. ISBN: 0716720116. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#27648) $12.00

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Extensively illustrated. Collection of articles on natural selection. Articles by Edward O. Wilson, John E. Donelson, Mervyn J. Turner, James J. Childress and others. Index. 169p.

PHILLIPSON, J: Ecological Energetics (Studies in Biology)

Phillipson, John. Open University, 1974. ISBN: 9780713120790. Unmarked. Illustrated. Open University Set Book 1 Ecological Energetics (Studies in Biology). for the Institute of Biology’s Studies. Very Good. Paperback. (#26707) $10.00

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Topics include Food Webs and Trophic Levels, Grazers and Detritus Feeders in the Ecosystem, population studies, etc. References. 57p.