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Studying the Evolutionary Development of Species

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Studying the Evolutionary Development of Species

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Studying the Evolutionary Development of Species

Studying the Evolutionary Development of Species

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A relatively new field of study aims to explain how so many different life forms emerged from just a handful of genes. Leading "evo-devo" scientist Sean B. Carroll talks about his line of work.

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Sean B. Carroll, author Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, professor, molecular biology, genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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