Where: Schenley Park Café and Visitor Center (101 Panther Hollow Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution. Nick Lane.
How did life invent itself? Where did DNA come from? Nick Lane reconstructs the history of life by describing the ten greatest inventions of evolution (including photosynthesis, sex, and sight) based on their historical impact, role in organisms today, and relevance to current controversies. The book is a stunning account of nature’s ingenuity. This book is the Royal Society’s Best Science Book of 2010. The library has six copies, and it is available at Amazon for as low as $5.70 plus shipping
Sunday, June 28 at 2:00 PM