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Naturalist Notebook 

January 31, 2011

Bookworms (Book Club): Fossils, Limbs & Evolution

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Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin

Wednesday, February 16th at 6:30 pm

In a very readable and accessible style, Shubin tells the story of evolution by tracing the organs of the human body back millions of years. In his study of fish fossils, he examines how some of our body parts resemble parts of a fish and relates the exciting discovery of Tiktaalik.

This is a book discussion group and participants are strongly encouraged to read the book before attending. Please meet at the Business Reception Desk off Middle Drive.

Reservations: Free. To reserve a place, do it online or call 800-794-7576. Meet at the Business Reception Desk off the Middle Drive entrance.


Filed under: Book Clubs — nature @ 1:57 pm

Bookworms (Book Club): Explorations in Evolution

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Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species by Sean B. Carroll

Wednesday, January 19th at 6:30 pm

Focusing on the scientists who studied evolution, Remarkable Creatures celebrates the “pursuit and the pleasure of scientific discovery.”

This is a book discussion group and participants are strongly encouraged to read the book before attending. Please meet at the Business Reception Desk off Middle Drive.

Reservations: Free. To reserve a place, do it online or call 800-794-7576. Meet at the Business Reception Desk off the Middle Drive entrance.


Filed under: Book Clubs — nature @ 1:53 pm

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