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Reinventing the Future: Conversations with the World's Leading Scientists

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Edited By: TA Bass

250 pages, B/w photos

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #39575 | ISBN: 0201407957
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About this book

In eleven interviews, the author takes the reader on a tour through molecular and cellular biology, genetics, chaos theory, new drug research and other disciplines in the process of shaping - and reinventing - the future. Includes interviews with Richard Dawkins, Norman Packard, and Sarah Hrdy. `This is a book to read in the bath, retell in the common room, and then slap straight into course reading for students...' - New Scientist.


Contents

IntroductionSex and the Mating GameVirus HuntersBillion Dollar DrugsWitch DoctorsThe Abortion PillSelfish GenesExploring TimeBrain Cells at WorkPlaguePredicting ChaosGenes and Politics

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