Tag Archives: evolution

Book review: ‘Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body’ by Neil Shubin

How our evolutionary history is written into our bodies.

Book review: ‘Parasite Rex: Inside the bizarre world of nature's most dangerous creatures’ by Carl Zimmer

The weird and wonderful ways in which parasites make a living.

Book review: ‘Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea: from Darwin to DNA’ by Carl Zimmer

An excellent introduction to evolution.

Book review: ‘The Rough Guide to Evolution: Darwin's big idea that changed the world’ by Mark Pallen

A handy guide to all things evolutionary.

Book review: ‘Darwin: Discovering the Tree of Live’ by Niles Eldredge

A fascinating analysis of the development of Darwin's thinking.

Book review: ‘The Structure of Evolutionary Theory’ by Stephen Jay Gould

The maestro's magnum opus.

Book review: ‘The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution’ by Richard Dawkins

Dawkins returns to what he's best at.

Book review: ‘The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life’ by Richard Dawkins

Dawkins's lavishly illustrated magnum opus-cum-coffee table book.

Video: David Attenborough on Darwin

CG animator Richard Spence recently uploaded a 3-minute sequence he created of Sir David Attenborough explaining the entire history of life on earth.

Filling gaps and making predictions

Recent fossil find exactly what evolution would have predicted.