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By Steve Olson;Board on Biology;Commission on Life Sciences;Division on Earth and Life Studies;National Research Council

ISBN-10: 0309039479

ISBN-13: 9780309039475

ISBN-10: 058502636X

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This publication brings the involved person up to date at the breakthroughs and social questions rising from biology this present day. writer Steve Olson attracts at the most recent examine in a couple of fields, in addition to the perspectives of best biologists, ethicists, and philosophers. He tells the tale of the complex, usually challenging, direction scientists needs to keep on with to determine why we're the method we're. the quantity highlights groundbreaking study being performed in 4 of biology's most enjoyable fields: genetics, improvement, neurobiology, and evolution. In every one box, the results of this learn expand a ways past simple biology, starting from human gene remedy to melanoma, from neural transplantation to the evolution of the ambience.

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