What Darwin never knew [videorecording] / a Nova/WGBH production ; produced by Matthew Barrett, John Rubin, and Sarah Holt ; written by John Rubin ; directed by John Rubin, Rushmore Denooyer, Serena Davies, and Sarah Holt.
[Arlington, Va.?] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2010.
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Closed-captioned; described for the visually impaired.
Based on the books: Endless forms most beautiful ; and, The making of the fittest / by Sean B. Carroll.
Originally produced for the television program on Nova in 2009.
The source of the earth's great variety of animals was a scientific mystery until Charles Darwin proposed the idea of natural selection. Nova presents breakthroughs in a new science nicknamed "evo devo" that are linking the enigma of origins to another of nature's mysteries, the development of embryos.
Lance Lewman, narrator.
Unanswered questions -- The Galapagos -- Descent with modification -- Natural selection -- The magic of DNA -- 23,000 genes -- Fruit flies -- Gene switches -- A transitional form -- From fins to limbs -- The hand -- Our brains -- What makes us human?