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Darwinian detectives : revealing the natural history of genes and genomes / Norman A. Johnson.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, Norman A., 1966-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 220 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Evolutionary genetics.
Natural history.
Molecular genetics.
Medical subjects:
Selection (Genetics).
Evolution.
Genetics.
Genomics.
Natural History.
Contents:
The baby with the baboon heart: why evolution still matters
Why intelligent design is not science
Negative selection and the neutral theory of molecular evolution
Detecting positive selection
Balancing selection and disease
Finding our roots: did "Eve" know "Adam"?
Who were the neanderthals?
Are we the third chimpanzee?
What are the genetic differences that made us human?
Clicks, genes, and languages
Who let the dogs in? the domestication of animals and plants
Size matters: toward understanding the natural history of genomes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-211) and index.
ISBN:
9780195306750 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195306759 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
70660061
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