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RE: Evolution in science fiction

I don't know if this has yet to be mentioned but when it comes to lucid and
wonderful discussions on evolution, especially human, in the context of an
apparently impossible find, James P. Hogan's Inherit the Stars is fabulous.
Scientists as humans who try hard to solve a problem, gotta love it.  

Ralph Chapman

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] On Behalf Of
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 2:09 PM
To: rmtakata@gmail.com; 'Dinosaur mailing list'
Subject: RE: Evolution in science fiction

> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of Roberto Takata
> One more science fiction (actually, horror story) based on
> "evolution": Mimic. Genetically modified bugs population 
> develops (in subway system tunnels) into human-hunting 
> creatures that mimic human silhouette.
> http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119675/usercomments
> ----------------

Based on a short short by Donald Wollheim.

(Okay, I may be something of a SMOF (*), but I still had to look that one
up. I remember reading it in my youth, though.)

* look it up.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: tholtz@umd.edu   Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216                        
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
Fax: 301-314-9661               

Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program, College Park Scholars
Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
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