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Smithsonian Intimate Guide to Human Origins

Smithsonian Intimate Guide to Human Origins
Author: Carl Zimmer
ISBN 13: 9780061196676
ISBN 10: 61196673
Edition: 1
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 2007-02-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
List Price: $18.99

Award-winning science writer Carl Zimmer takes us on an amazing journey back in time - and into the future - to look at where human beings came from, and where we may be going.

From ancient fossils unearthed in the Sahara Desert to the analysis of DNA by robots at the National Human Genome Research Institute in suburban Maryland, Zimmer weaves together the varied clues about our human ancestry in an entertaining, informative and highly readable volume that will appeal to expert and general reader alike.