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The Trial And Error Of Evolution

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Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Hard to say – but what we do know is a rose from thousands of years ago probably gave today’s roses their scent. Neil Shubin, Robert R. Bensley Professor of Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the evolution of, well … evolution. His new book is called “Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA.”