- Published: [Arlington, Va.?] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2010.
- Year Published: 2010
- Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Barrett, Matthew.
- Rubin, John
- Holt, Sarah.
- DeNooyer, Rushmore.
- Davies, Serena.
- Carroll, Sean B.
- WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
- PBS Distribution (Firm)
- Evolution (Biology)
- Developmental biology.
- Science television programs.
- Documentary television programs.
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- Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
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What Darwin never knew
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Call number: DVD 576.8 Wh
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor
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Based on the books: Endless forms most beautiful ; and, The making of the fittest / by Sean B. Carroll.
Originally produced for the television program on Nova in 2009.
Unanswered questions -- The Galapagos -- Descent with modification -- Natural selection -- The magic of DNA -- 23,000 genes -- Fruit flies -- Gene switches -- A transitional form -- From fins to limbs -- The hand -- Our brains -- What makes us human?
Lance Lewman, narrator.
The source of the earth's great variety of animals was a scientific mystery until Charles Darwin proposed the idea of natural selection. Nova presents breakthroughs in a new science nicknamed "evo devo" that are linking the enigma of origins to another of nature's mysteries, the development of embryos.
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Contents: Endless forms most beautiful. -- Making of the fittest.
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