Why Evolution is True

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Oxford University Press, Jan 22, 2009 - Science - 336 pages
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For all the discussion in the media about creationism and 'Intelligent Design', virtually nothing has been said about the evidence in question - the evidence for evolution by natural selection. Yet, as this succinct and important book shows, that evidence is vast, varied, and magnificent, and drawn from many disparate fields of science. The very latest research is uncovering a stream of evidence revealing evolution in action - from the actual observation of a species splitting into two, to new fossil discoveries, to the deciphering of the evidence stored in our genome. Why Evolution is True weaves together the many threads of modern work in genetics, palaeontology, geology, molecular biology, anatomy, and development to demonstrate the 'indelible stamp' of the processes first proposed by Darwin. It is a crisp, lucid, and accessible statement that will leave no one with an open mind in any doubt about the truth of evolution.

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User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

WHY EVOLUTION IS TRUE. ((2009). Jerry A. Coyne. ****. The author is a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago, and has been there for over twenty years. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nikki - Goodreads

This is a suggested book related to one of my current classes on Coursera, so I decided to pick it up. I already believe in evolution, so I can't judge on whether it's convincing -- I already know ... Read full review


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