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Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA The Author Of The Best Selling Your Inner Fish Gives Us A Lively And Accessible Account Of The Great Transformations In The History Of Life On Earth A New View Of The Evolution Of Human And Animal Life That Explains How The Incredible Diversity Of Life On Our Planet Came To Be Over Billions Of Years, Ancient Fish Evolved To Walk On Land, Reptiles Transformed Into Birds That Fly, And Apelike Primates Evolved Into Humans That Walk On Two Legs, Talk, And Write For Than A Century, Paleontologists Have Traveled The Globe To Find Fossils That Show How Such Changes Have HappenedWe Have Now Arrived At A Remarkable Moment Prehistoric Fossils Coupled With New DNA Technology Have Given Us The Tools To Answer Some Of The Basic Questions Of Our Existence How Do Big Changes In Evolution Happen Is Our Presence On Earth The Product Of Mere Chance This New Science Reveals A Multibillion Year Evolutionary History Filled With Twists And Turns, Trial And Error, Accident And InventionIn Some Assembly Required,Neil Shubin Takes Readers On A Journey Of Discovery Spanning Centuries, As Explorers And Scientists Seek To Understand The Origins Of Life S Immense Diversity

About the Author: Neil Shubin

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10 thoughts on “Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA

  1. Jenna Jenna says:

    A fascinating history of the evolution of life on earthEvolutionary biology is one of my favourite subjects to read about It is thrilling to see how life, once begun, was able to go from microscopic one celled organisms to the abundance of life forms we see today Some Assembly Required Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA takes us o

  2. Vik Venkatraman Vik Venkatraman says:

    Very strong book on biology, very credibly written by the author I went into this thinking that this might be a bit of pop science or otherwise fluff, and was surprised to find the depth with which Shubin explores the recursive nature of biological organization from competition at the genome level all the way up to his own personal take on the paleontology of life Grea

  3. Paul Perry Paul Perry says:

    In this wonderful book, palaeontologist and evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin takes us on a grand history of evolution, demonstrating how the power of progress lies not in the caricature of millions of random changes, but on the way existing structures are constantly repurposed from one use to another from bones and body segments, to jumping genes that move around the genome a

  4. John John says:

    A Grand and Glorious Trek Towards Understanding Evolution s Greatest MysteriesFasten your seat belts and allow yourself to trek across the vast expanse of Earth s biological history with University of Chicago evolutionary developmental biologist and vertebrate paleobiologist Neil Shubin as your guide in his remarkably terse, quite riveting, Some Assembly Required Decoding Four Billion Y

  5. Craig Evans Craig Evans says:

    This is a book that will either reinforce one s views of the accuracy of what has been teased from nature concerning the working of evolutionary processes, cause one to examine what they think they know, or stimulate those who do not understand or even who might have in the past rejected biological evolution as being possible to again delve into the field.Abounding in vignettes of the discoverie

  6. Chad Bearden Chad Bearden says:

    Neil Shubin s Some Assembly Required is not without its merits It contains a readable and succinct primer on the progress, not of evolution, butthe gradual peeling back of layers of the complexity underlying evolution by scientists through the ages Shubin shines his modest spotlight on some of the unsung heroes of evolutionary biology, and escorts you around the museum of evolution s history, revealing w

  7. Dan Graser Dan Graser says:

    This is such a wonderfully accessible book on a seemingly esoteric subject, that being the four billion years of genetic mutation and adaptation that has powered evolution from relatively simple single celled organisms to the diversity and complexity of life we see today Very frequently, commentators and critics of this field of study have seen the entire mechanism of this backwards Laughingly bringing up the use

  8. Peter Tillman Peter Tillman says:

    From the WSJ review paywalled In Some Assembly Required, as well as his previous popular science masterpiece Your Inner Fish, the biologist Neil Shubin shows himself to be a natural storyteller and a gifted scientific communicator This new work catches us up on the latest progress in understanding such complicated cases and there has been a lot of it, some providing the kind of hard, tangible evidence that many scientists

  9. Jeremy Jeremy says:

    Superb popular science writing on a fascinating topic how does evolutionary theory explain transitions that required a large number of simultaneous adaptations A clear and cogent exploration of some of the ways life repurposes genes and traits that already exist.

  10. Dan Dan says:

    Neil Shubin has a unique set of gifts that readers should be forever grateful for Not only is he the great synthesizer of the vast array of biological sciences that contribute to our understanding of evolutionary history, but he is also is among the great clarifiers and explainers of our time We should feel ever blessed whenever he takes the time to put a book for us laypeople together, because he can take incredibly complex and granular s

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