TITLE

The cutting edge of evolution

AUTHOR(S)
A. P. T.
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Natural History;Jun94, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Introduces a special issue of 'Natural History' that offers evolutionary insights and research in progress in commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Theory of evolution by Charles Darwin; Details of the genetic code.
ACCESSION #
9406037549

 

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