The Resource Children of prometheus : the accelerating pace of human evolution, Christopher Wills, (eaudio)

Children of prometheus : the accelerating pace of human evolution, Christopher Wills, (eaudio)

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Children of prometheus : the accelerating pace of human evolution
Title
Children of prometheus
Title remainder
the accelerating pace of human evolution
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Christopher Wills
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eng
Summary
Christopher Wills is Professor of Biology at the University of California. In his popular books, which include Yellow Fever, Black Goddess (RB# 95048), he offers fascinating insights into the world of biological science and how it affects our daily lives. Children of Prometheus answers three basic but intriguing questions: Are we still evolving' If so, how' What are we evolving into' As Wills traces the many forms of natural selection in Part I, he considers examples ranging from Sherpas to British civil servants. Part II examines the stormy evolutionary history that moved us beyond chimpanzees and gorillas. The final section looks ahead to the sorts of diversity the future holds for our species as we live longer and challenge our minds and bodies in new ways. Clearly written, touched with humor, and soundly reasoned, Children of Prometheus will delight anyone who is curious about who we are and where we are going. Narrator Richard M. Davidson's lucid performance complements Christopher Wills' accessible work and its provocative conclusion
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Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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Wills, Christopher
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Narrated by Richard Davidson
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  • Davidson, Richard
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Science
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Children of prometheus : the accelerating pace of human evolution, Christopher Wills, (eaudio)
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  • Downloadable audio file
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (11 hr., 40 min.)
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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9781501987915
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Z13970
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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rbdZ13970
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
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Label
Children of prometheus : the accelerating pace of human evolution, Christopher Wills, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (11 hr., 40 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781501987915
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z13970
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
rbdZ13970
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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