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For over a century, opening the black box of embryonic development was the holy grail of biology. Evo Devo — Evolutionary Developmental Biology — is the new science that has finally cracked open the box. Within the pages of his rich and riveting book, Sean B. Carroll explains how we are discovering that complex life is ironically much simpler than anyone ever expected. Perhaps the most surprising finding of Evo Devo is the discovery that a small number of primitive genes led to the formation of fundamental organs and appendages in all animal forms. The gene that causes humans to form arms and legs is the same gene that causes birds and insects to form wings, and fish to form fins; similarly, one ancient gene has led to the creation of eyes across the animal kingdom. Changes in the way this ancient tool kit of genes is used have created all the diversity that surrounds us. Sean Carroll is the ideal author to lead the curious on this intellectual adventure — he is the acknowledged leader of the field, and his seminal discoveries have been featured in Time and The New York Times.

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Carroll describes in stunning detail the geography of a growing embryo, how genes mark out a diagram of the body to come, and how exactly, thanks to "genetic switches," the "hotspots of evolution," one group of genes can produce such variations on a theme as butterflies, birds, leopards, and whales.--"Booklist," starred review. 1 MP3 CD.

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ISBN:
9781423378129
Author:
Carroll, Sean
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Read by:
Morey, Arthur
Read:
Morey, Arthur
Author:
Carroll, Sean B.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - Developmental Biology
Subject:
Biology-Evolution
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.40x5.30x.60 in. .15 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Carroll describes in stunning detail the geography of a growing embryo, how genes mark out a diagram of the body to come, and how exactly, thanks to "genetic switches," the "hotspots of evolution," one group of genes can produce such variations on a theme as butterflies, birds, leopards, and whales.--"Booklist," starred review. 1 MP3 CD.
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