Evolution by Andres Moya
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Evolution
By Andres Moya

Evolution

From Molecules to Ecosystems

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Evolution by Andres Moya

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Less than 150 years have elapsed since the publication of Darwin's seminal work on evolution by natural selection, yet in this short period of time evolutionary theory has transformed our thinking in all aspects of human endeavor. The rapid progress that has been made, particularly in the last decades, is reflected in this book, which illustrates many key advances in the field and provides a sampler of the diversity of questions and research approaches that constitute the modern study of evolution. With contributions from leading experts, "Evolution: From Molecules to Ecosystems" addresses issues ranging from the fate of mutations to the origin of new genes, from mechanisms of speciation to patterns of radiation after mass extinctions, from recent migrations to ancient relationships, from symbiosis to virulent disease, and from the origin of play to perceptions of beauty. The book is designed to be advanced and up-to-date, but at the same time accessible and relevant to readers from the fields of genetics, ecology, animal behavior, anthropology and evolutionary biology. It will be particularly useful as a companion text for introductory and upper level courses in evolutionary biology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198515432
ISBN-10: 019851543X
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 19mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Addresses issues in the study of evolution where important advances have taken place and provides a sampler of the diversity of questions and research approaches that constitute the modern study of evolution. This work is intended for students and professional researchers throughout the life sciences.

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Author Biography - Andres Moya

Enrique Font Associate Professor of Zoology, Cavanilles Institute for Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology and Department of Zoology, University of Valencia, Spain Born: Valencia, Spain 1959

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