Summary: "Fossil Men is the riveting science-adventure story of the brilliant team who discovered the "Ardi" skeleton, a human more than a million years older than the famous Lucy, and their 20-year quest to redefine our understanding of human evolution"--
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2020
Sorry, no copies availablePlace a hold to request this item.
Summary: The author, a Stanford biologist reveals the surprising origins of the world's most deadly viruses, and how we can overcome catastrophic pandemics. He discussses the complex interactions between humans and viruses, and the threat from viruses that jump from species to species. He tells the story of how viruses and human beings have evolved side by side through history; how deadly viruses like...
Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2011
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.91 Wolfe
Summary: Neil Shubin, a leading paleontologist and professor of anatomy who discovered Tiktaalik--the "missing link" that made headlines around the world in April 2006--tells the story of evolution by tracing the organs of the human body back millions of years, long before the first creatures walked the earth. By examining fossils and DNA, Shubin shows us that our hands actually resemble fish fins, our...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2008