Almost Like a Whale by Steve Jones
The 'Origin of Species' Updated

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Containing anecdotes, facts and humour, this work uses 20th-century science to update the theories presented in Darwin's "The Origin of Species".
 

About Steve Jones

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Steve Jones is Professor of Genetics and Head of the Galton Laboratory, University College, London. In 1991 he gave the BBC Reith Lectures on the subject of genetics and evolution. In 1996, the Royal Society presented him with the Michael Faraday Award given annually to the scientist who has done the most to further the public understanding of science. Professor Jones was born in Wales, educated in Scotland and lives in London. He is co-editor of the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, and joint author of Genetics for Beginners and of the Open University’s final-year genetics textbook. On balance he prefers snails to humans.
 
Published January 1, 1999 by Anchor. 544 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math.

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Like a one-man tribute band, Steve Jones plays Darwin's greatest hits.

May 27 2011 | Read Full Review of Almost Like a Whale: The 'Ori...

The Guardian

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Like a one-man tribute band, Steve Jones plays Darwin's greatest hits.

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