The Making of the Fittest: DNA and a New Golden Age of Evolutionary Science


WHEN April 17, 2013
6-7:30 PM EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North Part of "Luminaries of Science" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

The sequence of every organism’s DNA contains a detailed record of its evolutionary
history, a record of how the fittest are made.  Sean Carroll will explore how the adaptations of some remarkable animals to various environments—the freezing waters of the Antarctic, lava flows, or the colorful jungle—are recorded in their DNA.

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