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'Spore': Does Evolution Really Happen Like That?

In the new computer game, players create and control an entire species, directing their evolution from single-celled organisms into an interstellar civilization. An evolutionary biologist discusses the science behind the game with Will Wright, creator of Spore.

Guests:

Richard Prum, professor and chairmen of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University

Will Wright, chief designer at MAXIS and creator of the SIMS, SimCity, and the new game Spore

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