I just picked up a copy of Neil Shubin's new book and I'm really excited to read it. Shubin and his colleagues discovered the "transitional" fish fossil Tiktaalik. The LA Times reviewed the book earlier this week and Carl Zimmer reviews it in today's Nature (subscription).
There is a short excerpt available at the University of Chicago Magazine.
Stephen Colbert interviewed Shubin recently on the Colbert Report. Here it is for easy access:
Pharyngula already has an active discussion going on the topic...
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