Evolution from the Galapagos: Two Centuries After Darwin (Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands #2) (Hardcover)

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Evolution from the Galapagos: Two Centuries After Darwin (Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands #2) (Hardcover)

By Gabriel Trueba (Editor), Carlos Montúfar (Editor)

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Foreword.- Part I: Historical Perspectives.- Darwin-Wallace paradigm shift: The ten days that failed to shake the world.- From Copernicus to Darwin.- Part II: A Microbial World.- A Vestige of an RNA Apparatus with Ribozyme Capabilities Embedded and Functions within the Modern Ribosome.- Covering all the Bases: the Promise of Genome-Wide Sequence Data for Large Population Samples of Bacteria.- Role of Symbiosis in Evolution.- Part III: Early Eukaryotes.- The Evolutionary Origin of Animals and Fungi.- Written in stone: The fossil record of early eukaryotes.- Endosymbiosis in the origin of eukaryotes.- Symbiogenetics: Proposal for a new science.- Part IV: A Planet of Animals and Plants.- Epochal change: sweltering climate at the Paleocene/Eocene boundary (55 million years ago).- Speciation and evolution of Darwin's finches.- Ecological Selection and the Evolution of Body Size and Sexual Size Dimorphism in the Galapagos Flightless Cormorant.- Index.

Product Details ISBN: 9781461467311
ISBN-10: 1461467314
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: June 4th, 2013
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands