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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements by Matt Wilkinson

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Index

Acanthostega, 122–124, 123 (fig.), 125, 126–127

acceleration, 13, 19, 65–66, 96, 98, 102, 112

    centripetal, 26–27, 70, 103–104

Achilles tendon, 14, 28, 29, 32, 55

Acredolo, Linda, 248

actin, 227–228, 232–234, 233 (fig.), 235

Actinopterygii (actinopts), 121, 121 (fig.), 128, 130, 132, 134, 135–136

Adamska, Maja, 163

addictive behavior, 253

adenosine triphosphate (ATP), 226, 233, 234, 238

Adolph, Karen, 247, 248

Aegean Sea, 63, 90

aerial phase, of gait, 15–16, 27, 28, 35

aerodynamics. See flight

air molecules, and lift, 69–70, 71 (fig.)

air-breathing, 119, 122

    fish, 129

    with gills, 124, 129, 130

    lungfish, 121, 129–130, 134

    with lungs, 119, 129, 130, 132

    origin of, 128–132

    See also lungs

airflow, 3, 193, 195–196 ...

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