The Theory of Evolution
Cambridge University Press, 30 июл. 1993 г. - Всего страниц: 354
All living plants and animals, including man, are the modified descendants of one or a few simple living things. A hundred years ago Darwin and Wallace in their theory of natural selection, or the survival of the fittest, explained how evolution could have happened, in terms of processes known to take place today. In this book John Maynard Smith describes how their theory has been confirmed, but at the same time transformed, by recent research, and in particular by the discovery of the laws of inheritance.
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The Theory of Natural Selection
Weismann Lamarck and the Central Dogma
The Origin and Early Evolution of Life
The Structure of Chromosomes and the Control of Gene Action
Altruism Social Behaviour and Sex
What are Species?
The Origins of Species
What Keeps Species Distinct?
The Genetics of Species Differences
The Fossil Evidence
Evolution and Development
Evolution and History