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Symbiogenesis is undoubtedly a powerful force in speciation. I see it as the action which transformed primordial soup into increasingly complex creatures. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David A.
Margolis was brilliant, and a pioneer in the importance of symbiosis in evolution. This book is amazing.Published 9 months ago by eubillie
A revolutionary look at how evolution happens ( has happened for 3 billion years) Ought to be a high school - college requirement. Don't call yourself educated without it.Published 11 months ago by Jim Blake, Jr.
I read the authors` Microcosmos many years ago before I knew who they were. Recently, I have been learning about the critiques of Darwinism and the Modern Synthesis. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Jimmy Pryor
A very interesting addition to the 'Dawkins' view of evolution, and one that makes sense of how large leaps in capability for organisms might have and probably did occur. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
Margulis' contribution to evolutionary theory is profound and these days generally accepted. Mitochondria and chloroplasts probably originated as separate cell-level organisms that... Read morePublished on June 19, 2013 by Kenneth Bynum
I've loved Dr. Margulis' work since college, 30 years ago. In this book, the authors' arguments that speciation occurs through organisms acquiring genes from other organisms is... Read morePublished on March 24, 2013 by Amazon Customer
I started to read this book with high hopes of Margulis's (RIP) elucidating her groundbreaking theories such as the undulopodium hypothesis for the nucleus, but what I encountered... Read morePublished on January 17, 2012 by cymbal freak