(Re)Reading The Origin

Berry, A. and Cobb, M. and Conway Morris, S. and Coyne, J. and Lawrence, P. and May, R. and Nusslein-Volhard, C. and Ptashne, M. and Ridley, M. and Zuk, M. (2009) (Re)Reading The Origin. Current Biology, 19 (3). R96. ISSN 09609822 DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.12.033

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Charles Darwin's 1859 book On the Origin of Species is much referenced, especially in this double anniversary year. But, does anyone still read it? And, if so, what is the book itself like as a text? We have asked biologists from a range of fields evolutionary biologists, but also geneticists, ecologists, paleontologists and molecular biologists to re-read (or read) The Origin for Current Biology. Below are the responses, contributed by: Andrew Berry, Matthew Cobb, Simon Conway Morris, Jerry Coyne, Hopi Hoekstra, Peter Lawrence, Robert May, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Mark Ptashne, Matt Ridley and Marlene Zuk.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 08AREP; IA57;
Subjects: 04 - Palaeobiology
Divisions: 04 - Palaeobiology
Journal or Publication Title: Current Biology
Volume: 19
Page Range: R96
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.12.033
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2009 08:28
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 09:54
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/852

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