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Author Dover, G. A. (Gabriel A.)

Title Dear Mr. Darwin : letters on the evolution of life and human nature / Gabriel Dover.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  576.8 D743D    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Imagined correspondence of the author with Charles Darwin.
"First published in Great Britain in 1999 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-262).
Contents Twin peaks -- Rise and fall of the mobile P gene -- When is an adaptation not an adaptation? -- Igorant gene -- Is dawkins aware of the error of his ways? -- Genetic turnover; of course, of course -- Molecular drive for advanced players -- Molecular coevolution -- Mystery of mysteries -- Biological barriers -- Sex-a new perspective -- HOX! HOX! HOX! -- Two minutes that shook the world -- Born to adopt -- Unknowability of DNA -- Evolution of individuality.
Subject Evolution (Biology)
Molecular evolution.
Natural selection.
Added Author Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
ISBN 0520227905 cloth alkaline paper
9780520227903 cloth alkaline paper
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