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Your inner fish : a journey into the 3.5-billion-year history of the human body

by Shubin, Neil.

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Neil Shubin, a leading paleontologist and professor of anatomy who discovered Tiktaalik--the "missing link" that made headlines around the world in April 2006--tells the story of evolution by tracing the organs of the human body back millions of years, long before the first creatures walked the eart... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Finding an inner fish
  • Getting a grip
  • Handy genes
  • Teeth everywhere
  • Getting ahead
  • The best-laid (body) plans
  • Adventures in bodybuilding
  • Making scents
  • Vision
  • Ears
  • The meaning of it all
  • Epilogue.
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