CARROLL, SB: The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution

Carroll, Sean B. The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution. Norton, 2006. ISBN: 9780393061635. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31078) $12.00

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This book guides the general reader on a tour of the massive DNA record of three billion years of evolution, covering immortal genes, fossil genes, and genes that bear the scars of past battles with horrible diseases.

Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated in black-and-white. Bibliography. Index. 301p.

 

ZIMMER, C: Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed

Book cover. Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science ObsessedZimmer, Carl. Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed. Sterling, 2011. ISBN: 9781402783609. Unmarked text. Bumped corner. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30235) $16.00

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Showcases hundreds of eye-catching tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to mathematics and astrophysics, and reveals the stories of the individuals who chose to inscribe their obsessions in their skin.

Foreword by Mary Roach. Beautifully illustrated, with illustrated end papers. 271p. Index.

CRICK, F: Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul

Crick, Francis. Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul. Scribner, 1994. ISBN: 0684194317. Unmarked text. Closed tear on dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#29987) $14.00

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Argues that consciousness and what has long been called the soul are now accessible to scientific investigation.

Illustrated. Index. Bibliography. 317p.