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The creative role of chance in evolution: fifty years after Jacques Monod

Cover of Sean B. Carroll's upcoming book, A Series of Fortunate EventsThis conversation was led by Sean B. Carroll, Balo-Simon Endowed Chair of Biology at the University of Maryland and Vice President for Science Education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He discussed the role of chance in evolution and the contributions of mutation and natural selection to innovation. These concepts are also discussed in his new book out this fall, A Series of Fortunate Events: Chance and the Making of the Planet, Life, and You.




Sean Carroll in a Zoom meeting

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