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Evolution in Action

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Starting with the first one-celled organisms, a world famous biologist analyzes the broad processes of evolution: the pattern of genetic structure; the formation, adaptation, and specialization of species; heredity; mutations; and natural selection--in short, the mechanisms and principles common to all life.

Passing from the general to the specific, he lucidly explains how,
paperback, 141 pages
Published 2007 by Harper & Row (first published 1953)
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Not likely to be encountered much now, but for a short work it explains the basics of Neo-Darwinism rather well.
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In 1887, Julian Huxley, the brother of novelist Aldous Huxley and the grandson of agnostic biologist Thomas Henry Huxley, was born in Great Britain. Educated as a biologist at Oxford, he taught at Rice Institute, Houston (1912-1916), Oxford (1919-25) and Kings College (1925-1935). An ant specialist (he wrote a book called Ants in 1930), Huxley became Secretary of the Zoological Society of London ( ...more
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