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Science  14 Sep 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5844, pp. 1502-1503
DOI: 10.1126/science.1145812

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Fins into Limbs. Evolution, Development, and Transformation. By Brian K. Hall, Ed.. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2007. 459 pp. $110, £69.50. ISBN 9780226313368. Paper, $45, £28.50. ISBN 9780226313375.

The contributors synthesize information from functional morphology, developmental biology, vertebrate paleontology, and evolutionary biology that provides our current understanding of this classic case of evolutionary transformation.