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Liz Liz said: "This book is fantastic so far. Falconer and Mackay offer lucid and concise descriptions of the equations describing genetic and phenotypic change (and fortunately for me include only essential derivations). There is a clear emphasis on application to...more "

 
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Liz Liz said: "I am loving this book so far. I enjoy Gail's witty dialogue and analysis of the place of women throughout American history. "

 
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The Moving Target by Ross Macdonald
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"Mary Roach also wrote a book about sex called Bonk. We listened to some of it on the road trip to Syracuse; some of it was pretty interesting. "
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Speciation in Birds by Trevor Price
Speciation in Birds
by Trevor Price (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2010
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I'm reading this for a seminar class. I appreciate that Price includes behavior as a potential force of speciation (as I have heard complaints about behavior's absence in Coyne & Orr's "Speciation"), but the book as a whole isn't very meaty. I al...more
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"I read parts of this at the beginning of my Evo-Devo class last semester. Great coverage of the main genetic players in development as well as descrip...more "
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Mutants by Armand Marie Leroi
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Sexual Conflict by Göran Arnqvist
Sexual Conflict
by Göran Arnqvist
read in April, 2010
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Arnqvist and Rowe provide a nice introduction to the topic of sexually antagonistic coevolution and its potential role in everything from mate choice, to postcopulatory selection, to the evolution of sex chromosomes. They are very upfront about the l...more
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"I see Falconer citations pretty frequently in papers and am always reminded of the first Falconer I associated with science! "
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Introduction to Quantitative Genetics by Douglas S. Falconer
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This book is fantastic so far. Falconer and Mackay offer lucid and concise descriptions of the equations describing genetic and phenotypic change (and fortunately for me include only essential derivations). There is a clear emphasis on application to...more
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What type of science book would you rather read?

She voted for: Biology
Liz made a comment in the group Science and InquiryMarch 2010 topic
"Hi all, I'm new to the group. Evolution in Four Dimensions looks quite interesting, it would get my vote. "
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