The Making of the Fittest
DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution
ISBN10: 0393330516 ISBN13: 9780393330519 Contributors: Carroll, Jamie W. (Illustrator); Olds, Leanne M. (Illustrator) Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Sep 30 2007 Pages: 301 Weight: 0.64lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
DNA, the genetic blueprint of all creatures, is a stunningly rich and detailed record of evolution. Every change or new trait, from the gaudy colors of tropical birds to our color vision with which we admire them, is due to changes in DNA that leave a record and can be traced. Just as importantly, the DNA evidence has revealed several profound surprises about how evolution actually works.