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Download Microbes & Evolution: The World That Darwin Never Saw
Author: Roberto Kolter and Stanley Maloy | Isbn: 9781555815400 | File size: 7.3 MB | Year: 2012 | Pages: 325 | Language: English | File format: PDF | Category: Biology
Explore the fundamental role of microbes in the natural history of our planet…
- Inspired by a 2009 colloquium on microbial evolution convened at the Galapagos Islands, Microbes and Evolution continues to celebrate Charles Darwin and his landmark book On the Origin of Species.
- Features 40 first-person essays written by microbiologists with a passion for evolutionary biology, whose thinking and career paths in science were influenced by Darwin’s seminal work.
- Includes personal viewpoints on the importance of evolutionary principles in the study of a variety of aspects of life science, from taxonomy, speciation, adaptation, social structure, and symbiosis to antibiotic resistance, genetics, and genomics.