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Title:
The best American science writing, 2008
Author:
Nasar, Sylvia.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Harper Perennial, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xiv, 316 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
A latest collection in the annual series features a selection of the year's most significant writings on key scientific developments in genetics, physics, cognition, evolutionary theory, astronomy, and other fields and is complemented by an accessible overview of the year's most important discoveries, research, and events.
General Note:
"An Ecco book."
Language:
English
Contents:
Facing life with a lethal gene / An error in the code / 23andMe will decode your DNA for $ 1,000. Welcome to the age of genomics / Evolved for cancer? / How NIH misread hormone study in 2002 / Psychiatrists, children, and drug industry's role / After sanctions, doctors get drug company pay / Dr. Drug Rep / When is pain doctor a drug pusher? / Supply, demand, and kidney transplants / Abyss / Muscle memory / Duped / Older-and-wiser hypothesis / Moving beyond Kyoto / Beneath booming cities, China's future is drying up / In China, a lake's champion imperils himself / Sowing for apocalypse
ISBN:
9780061340413
Format :
Book

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