Best of the Best of American Science Writing
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Description: For a decade, Ecco has published the most outstanding science writing in America, collected in highly acclaimed annual volumes edited by some of the most impressive and most important names in science and science writing today: James Gleick, Timothy Ferris, Matt Ridley, Oliver Sacks, Dava Sobel, Alan Lightman, Atul Gawande, Gina Kolata, Sylvia Nasar, and Natalie Angier.Now series editor Jesse Cohen invites the previous guest editors to select their favorite essays for this one-of-a-kind anthology. The result is an outstanding compendium-the best science writing of the new millennium, featuring an introduction by the series' 2010 editor and New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think, Jerome Groopman.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/6/2010
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
|When Doctors Make Mistakes|
|The Biotech Death of Jesse Gelsinger|
|Science, Guided by Ethics, Can Lift Up the Poor|
|Darwin's Influence on Modern Thought|
|The Soft Science of Dietary Fat|
|The Melody Lingers On|
|What Galileo Saw|
|Columbia's Last Flight|
|The Genome in Black and White (aid Gray)|
|Darwin or Not|
|Mighty White of You|
|The Man on the Table Was 97, But He Devised the Surgery|
|Truth and Consequences|
|Facing Life with a Lethal Gene|
|The Final Frontier|
|About the Contributors|