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Can Evolution Make An Eye? - 12 Days Of Evolution #4

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References for this episode:
Land, Michael F., and Russell D. Fernald. "The evolution of eyes." Annual review of neuroscience 15.1 (1992): 1-29.

Fernald, Russell D. "Evolution of eyes." Current opinion in neurobiology 10.4 (2000): 444-450.

Fernald, Russell D. "Evolving eyes." Int. J. Dev. Biol 48 (2004): 701-705.

Lamb, Trevor D. "Evolution of the eye." Scientific American 305.1 (2011): 64-69.

Nilsson, Dan-E., and Susanne Pelger. "A pessimistic estimate of the time required for an eye to evolve." Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 256.1345 (1994): 53-58.


I *highly* recommend these books:

“Undeniable” by Bill Nye
“Why Evolution Is True” by Jerry Coyne


- Berkeley’s “Understanding Evolution”
- The National Center for Science Education

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