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Author Palumbi, Stephen R.

Title The evolution explosion : how humans cause rapid evolutionary change / Stephen R. Palumbi.

Imprint New York ; London : Norton, c2001, 2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  576.8 Pal    ---  Available
Edition 1st Norton paperback ed.
Description x, 277 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index (p. 255-268) and index.
Contents From the mountains to the sea -- Right before your eyes -- The engine of evolution -- Temporary miracles: the evolution of antibiotic resistance -- The evolution of HIV -- Poisoning insects, and what they can do about it -- Biotechnology and the chemical plow -- Evolution all at sea -- Are humans still evolving? -- The ecology and evolution of Aloha.
Subject Evolution (Biology)
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Drug resistance in microorganisms.
Pesticide resistance.
ISBN 0393323382 (pbk.)

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