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7. Evolving

7. Evolving  

Keith Thomson

in Fossils: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776090
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805041.003.0007
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chapter
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9780192805041
‘Evolving’ shows that fossils have played a major role in the development of all aspects of organic evolution and continue to play an essential role with respect to working out the patterns ... More
2. Types and parts of teeth

2. Types and parts of teeth  

Peter S. Ungar

in Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
Published Online: 
Mar 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779862
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670598.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199670598
Many different kinds of teeth are found in the animal kingdom. Not only do they vary between species, but also within a mouth, both by generation (baby teeth versus adult ones) and by type ... More
3. What teeth do: food and feeding

3. What teeth do: food and feeding  

Peter S. Ungar

in Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
Published Online: 
Mar 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779862
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670598.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199670598
‘What teeth do: food and feeding’ explains that to appreciate what teeth do, we first need to understand what vertebrates need from them. Different animals make different choices to meet ... More
Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Teeth: A Very Short Introduction  

Peter S. Ungar

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
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Mar 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779862
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670598.001.0001
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book
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9780199670598
Teeth are the product of half a billion years of evolution. They provide fuel for the body by breaking apart other living things; and they must do it again and again over a lifetime without ... More
1. Darwin’s other big idea

1. Darwin’s other big idea  

Leigh W. Simmons

in Sexual Selection: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191823930
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198778752.003.0001
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9780198778752
The idea that males and females often look, sound, smell, and behave differently is uncontroversial. Where those differences came from, however, and what role they play in various ... More

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