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Title 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.

Imprint [Arlington, Va.?] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  576.82 W556 2010    ---  Available
 PHS AV Material  DVD 571.8 What    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Documentary.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Language Closed-captioned; described for the visually impaired.
Note 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.
Audience Not rated.
Summary 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.
Performer Lance Lewman, narrator.
Contents 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?
Subject Evolution (Biology)
Developmental biology.
Genre/Form Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Television adaptations.
Television programs.
Added Author Barrett, Matthew.
Rubin, John (John Michael)
Holt, Sarah.
DeNooyer, Rushmore.
Davies, Serena.
Carroll, Sean B. Endless forms most beautiful.
Carroll, Sean B. Making of the fittest.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 9781608830985
Standard No. 841887011013
Music No. NOVA6188 PBS Distribution

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