Why Us?

Why Us?

How Science Rediscovered the Mystery of Ourselves

Book - 2009
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Describes how in the recent past science has come face-to-face with two seemingly unanswerable questions concerning the nature of genetic inheritance and the workings of the brain-- questions that suggest there is, after all, "more than we can know."
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, c2009.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780375421983
037542198X
Branch Call Number: 599.9 LEF
Characteristics: xv, 303 p. :,ill., maps ;,25 cm.

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Dec 12, 2012

Amanda Gefter reviews "Why Us?" for New Scientist, February 2009, in part: "I am all for a good mystery, but there is an important difference between revelling in the excitement of the unknown and turning away from knowledge because you simply don't like the facts."

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