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Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik , the fish with hands, tells the story of our bodies as you've never heard it before. The basis for the PSB series. By examining fossils and DNA, he shows us that our hands actually resemble fish fins, our heads are organized like long-extinct jawless fish, and major parts of our genomes look and function like those of worms and bacteria. Your Inner Fish makes us look at ourselves and our world in an illuminating new light. This is science writing at its finest enlightening, accessible and told with irresistible enthusiasm. "

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307277459
ISBN-10: 0307277453
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 139mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Neil Shubin

Neil Shubinis the author of the best-sellingYour Inner Fish, which was chosen by the National Academy of Sciences as the best book of the year in 2009.Trained at Columbia, Harvard, and the University of California at Berkeley, Shubin is associate dean of biological sciences at the University of Chicago. In 2011 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.


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