Evolving by Daniel J. Fairbanks
The Human Effect and Why It Matters

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This persuasive, elegantly written book argues that understanding evolution has never mattered more in human history. The author uses evidence from archaeology, geography, anatomy, biochemistry, radiometric dating, cell biology, chromosomes, and DNA to establish the inescapable conclusion that we evolved and are still evolving. He also explains in detail how health, food production, and human impact on the environment are dependent on our knowledge of evolution. This is essential reading for gaining a fuller appreciation of who we are, our place in the great expanse of life, and the importance of our actions.


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About Daniel J. Fairbanks

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Daniel J. Fairbanks is associate dean of the College of Science and Health at Utah Valley University and a distinguished university professor, research geneticist, artist, and author. He is the author of Relics of Eden: The Powerful Evidence of Evolution in Human DNA and the coauthor of The Mendel-Fisher Controversy (with A. Franklin, A. W. F. Edwards, D. L. Hartl, and T. Seidenfeld) and Genetics: The Continuity of Life (with W. R. Andersen), in addition to numerous journal articles.
 
Published May 22, 2012 by Prometheus Books. 355 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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