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 an important New Discovery incorporated in a brand new AfterwordWhy can 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 gotten by no means heard it sooner than. via studying fossils and DNA, he indicates us that our palms truly resemble fish fins, our heads are prepared like long-extinct jawless fish, and significant components 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 is often technology writing at its finest—enlightening, obtainable and advised with impossible to resist enthusiasm.

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