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Dial, Kenneth, Shubin, Neil, Brainerd, Elizabeth - Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution - 9780226268255 - V9780226268255
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Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution

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Description for Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution Paperback. Num Pages: 424 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSVW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 283 x 218 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1636.
How did flying birds evolve from running dinosaurs, terrestrial trotting tetrapods evolve from swimming fish, and whales return to swim in the sea? These are some of the great transformations in the 500-million-year history of vertebrate life. And with the aid of new techniques and approaches across a range of fields-work spanning multiple levels of biological organization from DNA sequences to organs and the physiology and ecology of whole organisms-we are now beginning to unravel the confounding evolutionary mysteries contained in the structure, genes, and fossil record of every living species. This book gathers a diverse team of renowned ... Read more

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About Dial, Kenneth, Shubin, Neil, Brainerd, Elizabeth
Kenneth P. Dial is professor of biology at the University of Montana and founding director of the university's Flight Laboratory and Field Station at Fort Missoula. Neil Shubin is senior advisor to the president and the Robert R. Bensley Distinguished Service Professor of Anatomy at the University of Chicago. His books include The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of ... Read more

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This book will be of broad general interest to vertebrate biologists, indispensable for vertebrate functional and evolutionary morphologists, and essential reading for the next generation of vertebrate organismal biologists. The editors have done an enormous service to the field by collecting these thorough, incisive papers. One feels extremely invigorated and excited about what might be done next. Great Transformations ... Read more

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