The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being

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Lauded by Richard Dawkins, this book from the anatomist, anthropologist and presenter Alice Roberts takes a tour of the human body to track the evolutionary story told by different parts of our anatomy. From the tiny probability that a particular sperm will fertilize a particular egg to the unique flexibility of our thumbs - vital for making and using stone tools - she explains how millions of years of evolution have left their mark on the way human embryos develop.

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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being

The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being

Evolution and the Making of Us

Heron2014

Hardback426pp Illustrated

9781623657987     Product Code: 226629

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Lauded by Richard Dawkins, this book from the anatomist, anthropologist and presenter Alice Roberts takes a tour of the human body to track the evolutionary story told by different parts of our anatomy. From the tiny probability that a particular sperm will fertilize a particular egg to the unique flexibility of our thumbs - vital for making and using stone tools - she explains how millions of years of evolution have left their mark on the way human embryos develop.

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