|aLife ascending : |bthe ten great inventions of evolution / |cNick Lane.
|a1st American ed.
|aNew York : |bW. W. Norton, |c2009.
|a344 p. : |bill. ; |c25 cm.
|aNick Lane expertly reconstructs the history of life by describing the ten greatest inventions of evolution (including DNA, photosynthesis, sex, and sight), based on their historical impact, role in organisms today, and relevance to current controversies.