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The evolution explosion : how humans cause rapid evolutionary change / Stephen R. Palumbi.

  • Palumbi, Stephen R.
Date
[2001], ©2001
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Norton, [2001], ©2001.

Physical description

x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Edition

1st ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-268) and index.

Contents

From the mountains to the sea -- Right before your eyes -- The engine of evolution -- Temporary miracles: the evolution of antibiotic resistance -- The evolution of HIV -- Poisoning insects, and what they can do about it -- Biotechnology and the chemical plow -- Evolution all at sea -- Are humans still evolving? -- The ecology and evolution of Aloha

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    AOS /PAL
    Open shelves

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ISBN

  • 0393020118