Evolution: Making Sense of Life

By | August 11, 2018
Evolution: Making Sense of Life Author Carl Zimmer
ISBN-10 1936221551
ISBN-13 9781936221554
Year 2015-07-13
Pages 752
Language English
Publisher W. H. Freeman
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Science writer Carl Zimmer and evolutionary biologist Douglas Emlen have produced a thoroughly revised new edition of their widely praised evolution textbook Emlen an award winning evolutionary biologist at the University of Montana has infusedEvolution Making Sense of Lifewith the technical rigor and conceptual depth that todays biology majors require Zimmer an award winning New York Times columnist brings compelling storytelling to the book bringing evolutionary research to life Students will learn the fundamental concepts of evolutionary theory such as natural selection genetic drift phylogeny and coevolution The book also drives home the relevance of evolution for disciplines ranging from conservation biology to medicine With riveting stories about evolutionary biologists at work everywhere from the Arctic to tropical rainforests to hospital wards the book is a reading adventure designed to grab the imagination of students showing them exactly why it is that evolution makes such brilliant sense of life

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