Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body

Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body

Neil Shubin


Details on a tremendous New Discovery integrated in a brand new AfterwordWhy will we glance the best way we do? Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik, the “fish with hands,” tells the tale of bodies as you've got by no means heard it sooner than. by way of analyzing fossils and DNA, he indicates us that our palms really resemble fish fins, our heads are geared up like long-extinct jawless fish, and significant elements of our genomes glance and serve as like these of worms and bacteria. Your internal Fish makes us examine ourselves and our international in an illuminating new gentle. this can be technological know-how writing at its finest—enlightening, available and informed with impossible to resist enthusiasm.

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