Best American Science and Nature Writing 2008

ISBN-10: 0618834478

ISBN-13: 9780618834471

Edition: 2008

Authors: Tim Folger, Jerome Groopman

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Best-selling author and staff writer for The New Yorker Jerome Groopman, M.D., edits this year'39;s volume of the finest science and nature writing. From fresh new voices to prize-winning favorites, this is a "wonderful series . . . where students find plenty of inspiration" (New Scientist). Contributors include Walter Kirn, Ron Rosenbaum, Jeffrey Toobin, and Oliver Sacks.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

TIM FOLGER is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines.

Jerome Groopman, M.D., holds the Dina and Raphael Recanati Chair of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is chief of experimental medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. A staff writer for The New Yorker, he is the author of How Doctors Think, The Anatomy of Hope, Second Opinions, The Measure of Our Days, and other books.

Foreword
Introduction
Zonkeys Are Pretty Much My Favorite Animal
The Interpreter
The Universe's Invisible Hand
Untangling the Mystery of the Inca
Restoring America's Big, Wild Animals
Our Biotech Future
The Coming Robot Army
Malaria: Stopping a Global Killer
The First Assassination of the Twenty-first Century
Our Silver-Coated Future
Children Are Diamonds
The Selfless Gene
The Autumn of the Multitasker
First Churches of the Jesus Cult
A Curious Attraction
Swingers
Science and Islam in Conflict
Deadly Contact
How to Trick an Online Scammer into Carving a Computer out of Wood
A Bolt from the Blue
Darwin's Surprise
The CSI Effect
Numbers Can Lie
A Mighty Wind
Contributors' Notes
Other Notable Science and Nature Writing of 2007
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