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Published by ecco , Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers in USA .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatPaperrback
Paginationxv, 346
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25447020M
ISBN 10978-0-06-185251-0

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Ten years of the series"--Cover. Description: xv, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: When doctors make mistakes / Atul Gawande --The Biotech death of Jesse Gelsinger / Sheryl Gay Stolberg Science, guided by ethics, can lift up the poor / Freeman J. Dyson --Darwin's influence on modern thought / Ernst Mayr   The edition of the popular annual series that Kirkus Reviews hailed as superb brain candy, Best American Science Writing continues the tradition of gathering the most crucial, thought-provoking and engaging science writing of the year together into one extraordinary volume. Edited by Rebecca Skloot, award-winning science writer, contributing editor for Popular/5. The Best American Science and Nature Writing book series by multiple authors includes books The Best American Science and Nature Writing , The Best American Science and Nature Writing , The Best American Science and Nature Writing , and several more. 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' editor and New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think, Jerome Groopman.3/5(1).