Field of Science

Your Inner Fish

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...


  1. update:
    1) The first two chapters were terrific!

    2) Neil Shubin recently appeared on the NPR show "On Point": here

  2. I really liked the onpoint interview. It was my first time hearing him speak and enjoyed his enthusiasm. He is a fantastic speaker too and really knows his stuff.


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