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What Darwin never knew [DVD videorecording] / a Nova/WGBH production ; produced by Matthew Barrett, John Rubin, and Sarah Holt ; written by John Rubin ; directed by John Rubin, Rushmore Denooyer, Serena Davies, and Sarah Holt.

Contributor(s): Barrett, Matthew | Rubin, John (John Michael) | Holt, Sarah | DeNooyer, Rushmore | Davies, Serena | Carroll, Sean B. Endless forms most beautiful | Carroll, Sean B. Making of the fittest | WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) | PBS Distribution (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [Arlington, Va.?] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2010Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9781608830985; 1608830985.Uniform titles: Nova (Television program) Subject(s): Evolution (Biology) | Developmental biologyGenre/Form: Science television programs. | Documentary television programs. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities. | Television adaptations. | Television programs.DDC classification: 576.8/2 | 576.8
Contents:
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.Summary: 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.
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Documentary.

DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.

Closed-captioned; described for the visually impaired.

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.

Not rated.

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.

Lance Lewman, narrator.

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?

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