Download e-book for kindle: Evolution: A View from the 21st Century (FT Press Science) by James A. Shapiro

By James A. Shapiro

ISBN-10: 0132780933

ISBN-13: 9780132780933

ISBN-10: 0133435539

ISBN-13: 9780133435535


James A. Shapiro proposes a tremendous new paradigm for knowing organic evolution, the middle organizing precept of biology. Shapiro introduces the most important new molecular facts that assessments the normal clinical view of evolution in response to the neo-Darwinian synthesis, exhibits why this view is insufficient to present day facts, and offers a compelling substitute view of the evolutionary procedure that displays the shift in existence sciences in the direction of a additional information- and systems-based process in Evolution: A View from the 21st Century.


Shapiro integrates advances in symbiogenesis, epigenetics, and saltationism right into a unified method that perspectives evolutionary switch as an lively mobilephone procedure, regulated epigenetically and in a position to making quick huge adjustments via horizontal DNA move, inter-specific hybridization, entire genome doubling, symbiogenesis, or tremendous genome restructuring.


Evolution marshals large proof in aid of a basic reinterpretation of evolutionary techniques, together with greater than 1,100 references to the medical literature. Shapiro's paintings will generate broad dialogue in the course of the organic group, and will considerably switch your individual considering how lifestyles has developed. It additionally has significant implications for evolutionary computation, info technological know-how, and the turning out to be synthesis of the actual and organic sciences.

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