The Best American Science Writing 2006

The Best American Science Writing 2006

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
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. Original. 30,000 first printing.


Together these twenty-one articles on a wide range of today's most leading topics in science, from Dennis Overbye, Jonathan Weiner, and Richard Preston, among others, represent the full spectrum of scientific inquiry, proving once again that "good science writing is evidently plentiful" (American Scientist).

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Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060726447
Characteristics: xi, 362 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Gawande, Atul
Cohen, Jesse


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