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    • What Darwin Didn’t Know: The Modern Science of Evolution

    • By: Scott Solomon, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Scott Solomon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Since the publication in 1859 of Charles Darwin's remarkable On the Origin of Species, the modern science of biology and genetics has added surprising new dimensions to evolutionary theory. In this course, you’ll discover what Darwin didn’t know, covering much of the curriculum of an introductory college course in evolutionary biology. No background in science is needed to follow these engaging lectures, delivered by Professor Scott Solomon of Rice University, a gifted teacher and widely traveled field biologist.

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Future Humans

    • Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution
    • By: Scott Solomon
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this intriguing book, evolutionary biologist Scott Solomon draws on the explosion of discoveries in recent years to examine the future evolution of our species. Combining knowledge of our past with current trends, Solomon offers convincing evidence that evolutionary forces still affect us today. But how will modernization - including longer lifespans, changing diets, global travel, and widespread use of medicine and contraceptives - affect our evolutionary future?

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    • mostly about past and present humans

    • By Justin on 12-05-16

    Regular price: $24.49