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2187549 Losos, Jonathan:
In the Light of Evolution
Essays from the Laboratory and Field
Preis:   € 29,95

Einband: Hardcover
Verlag: Roberts and Company Publishers
Erscheinungsdatum: 12/2010
Seiten: 336 S.

ISBN-10: 0-9815194-9-0   
ISBN-13: 9780-9815194-9-4

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In the Light of Evolution is a collection of essays by leading scientists, including Edmund Brodie III, James Curtsinger, Ted Daeschler, Douglas Emlen, Harry Greene, Luke Harmon, Hopi Hoekstra, Daniel Lieberman, Jonathan Losos, Axel Meyer, Teri J. Orr, Naomi Pierce, David C. Queller, Neil Shubin, David Reznick, Michael Ryan, and Marlene Zuk. The book also includes essays by science writers Carl Zimmer, Andrew Berry, historian Janet Browne, and a foreword by journalist David Quammen.
Foreword by David Quammen

Charles Darwin: Traveller, Author, and Naturalist by Janet Browne

Darwin in the Pumpkin Patch or Bay Area Travels with Charlie by James Curtsinger

Darwin Under the Microscope: Witnessing Evolution In Microbes by Carl Zimmer

Four Legs Good, Two Legs Fortuitous: Brains, Brawn, and the Evolution of Human Bipedalism by Daniel Lieberman

Detective Work in the West Indies: Integrating Historical and Experimental Approaches to Study the Evolutionary Diversification of Island Lizards by Jonathan B. Losos

Patterns, Process, and the Parable of the Coffeepot Incident: Arms Races Between Newts and Snakes from Landscapes to Molecules by Edmund D. Brodie, III

The Herbivore’s Dilemma: Never Enough Nitrogen by Naomi E. Pierce and Andrew Berry

My Island Life by Luke Harmon

Diversity in the Weapons of Sexual Selection: Horn Evolution in Dung Beetles by Douglas Emlen

Sex, Society, and Peacock Tails: Sexual Selection from Darwin to Modern Times by Marlene Zuk and Teri Orr

Sexual Selection: A Tutorial from the Túngara Frog by Michael J. Ryan

Guppies and the Empirical Study of Adaptation by David Reznick

O Sting, Where Is Thy Death? The Evolution of Altruism by David Queller

King Midas and His Many Extremely Young Species: Studies on Speciation in Crater Lake Cichlid Fishes in Nicaragua by Axel Meyer

From Darwin to DNA: The Genetic Basis of Color Adaptations by Hopi E. Hoekstra

Fossil Discovery and the Origin of Tetrapods by Ted Daeschler and Neil Shubin

Longhorns, Whitetails, and the Evolution of “Wild” by Harry W. Greene

Jonathan Losos is Monique and Philip Lehner Professor for the Study of Latin America at Harvard University. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including the Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize from the Society for the Study of Evolution and the David Starr Jordan Prize from the American Society of Naturalists. He is the author of Lizards in the Evolutionary Tree: Ecology, Evolution, and Adaptive Radiation of Anolis (University of California Press).
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