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She Has Her Mother’s Laugh

She Has Her Mother’s Laugh

The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity

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Published by Dutton .
Written in English


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Number of Pages544
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Open LibraryOL26715014M
ISBN 109781101984598

  The Things We Inherit Carl Zimmer discusses “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh,” and Henry Alford talks about “And Then We Danced.”.   ‎ PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist "Science book of the year" — The Guardian One of New York Times Notable Books for One of Publishers Weekly 's Top Ten Books of One of Kirkus 's Best Boo 4/5(13).

“One of the most gifted science journalists of his generation, Carl Zimmer tells a gripping human story about heredity from misguided notions that have caused terrible harm to recent ongoing research that promises to unleash more powerful. She Has Her Mother's Laugh | PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist"Science book of the year"--The GuardianOne of New York Times Notable Books for One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Books of One of Kirkus's Best Books of One of Mental Floss's Best Books of One of Science Friday's Best Science Books of Brand: Dutton Books.

SHE HAS HER MOTHER'S LAUGH. The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity. by Carl Zimmer. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A fascinating journey through the history of heredity. Books on the current revolution in genetics are not in short supply, so New.   Carl Zimmer wondered what secrets lurked in his genetic code — so he decided to have his genome sequenced. He writes about the implications of the study of genetics in She Has Her Mother's Laugh.


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An Amazon Best Book of June Heredity is a lot more complex than most people think. In She Has Her Mother’s Laugh, New York Times columnist Carl Zimmer dives deep into the ways that we pass along our genetic inheritance.

Through history, science, and a boatload of personal curiosity (the book originated from questions he had regarding his own child, and he had his /5(). She has Her Mother's Laugh is the second book on similar topics I've read recently. The other book is The Gene: An Intimate History.

There is some overlap, such as history of genetics from Aristotle to Darwin, Lamarck and Mendel, and Eugenics movement that had lead to The Holocaust, but enough difference makes it worth to read both books/5.

She Has Her Mother’s Laugh is a chronicle of timeless values, and the permanent importance of bonds of kinship and the passing of generations in human culture. It is. The New York Times Book Review calls She Has Her Mother’s Laugh “extraordinary This book is Zimmer at his best: obliterating misconceptions about science with gentle prose.

He brings the reader on his journey of discovery as he visits laboratory after laboratory, peering at mutant mosquitoes and talking to scientists about traces of.

She Has Her Mother's Laugh (Hardcover) The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity. By Carl Zimmer. Dutton,pp. Publication Date: Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (5/28/) Paperback (6/4/). Check out this great listen on PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist "Science book of the year" (The Guardian) One of New York Times notable books for One of Publishers Weekly's top 10 books of One of Kirkus' best books of One of.

She Has Her Mother's Laugh Audio CD out of 5 stars ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Audible Audiobook, Unabridged "Please retry" $ $ /5(). In his extraordinary new book, “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh,” Zimmer (who writes the Matter column for The New York Times) uses Author: Jennifer Raff.

Carl Zimmer’s new book, “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh,” lays out what we have learned. His approach is dangerously encyclopedic — my copy of the book weighs several pounds — because he.

About She Has Her Mother’s Laugh. PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist “Science book of the year”—The Guardian One of New York Times Notable Books for One of Publishers Weekly‘s Top Ten Books of One of Kirkus‘s Best Books of One of Mental Floss’s Best Books of   She Has Her Mother’s Laugh is packed full of learning, and years of work.

Some of the science around genetic diseases is a little hard to follow, and readers may find the story of Zimmer’s own Author: Katy Guest. The information about She Has Her Mother's Laugh shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the. “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh,” by Carl Zimmer Hamilton Cain is the author of “This Boy’s Faith: Notes From a Southern Baptist Upbringing,” and a member of the National Book Critics : HAMILTON CAIN.

“She Has Her Mother's Laugh is a masterpiece—a career-best work from one of the world's premier science writers, on a topic that literally touches every person on the planet.” — Ed Yong, author of I Contain Multitudes.

The Story of Heredity. Author: Carl Zimmer; Publisher: Picador ISBN: Category: Evolutionary genetics Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Shortlisted for The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction She Has Her Mother's Laugh presents a profoundly original perspective on what we pass along from generation to generation.

However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page. She Has Her Mother's Laugh. MP3 audio. If you want to know where the DNA revolution is headed, you can't do better than this book, which is a joy to read. * Evening Standard * She Has Her Mother's Laugh is packed full of learning, and years of work The book offers clear insights into a fast-moving area, and asks big questions/5(K).

"She Has Her Mother's Laugh is a masterpiece – a career-best work from one of the world's premier science writers, on a topic that literally touches every person on the planet." – Ed Yong, author of New York Times bestseller I Contain Multitudes and staff writer at The Atlantic5/5(1).

• She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potential of Heredity by Carl Zimmer is published by Picador (£25). To order a copy for £ go to or call. She Has Her Mother’s Laugh traces the history of heredity, both as a scientific question and a cultural touchstone.

A Planet of Viruses In this slender volume, Zimmer introduces readers to the hidden world of the most abundant forms of life on Earth.

She Has Her Mother's Laugh audiobook, by Carl Zimmer PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist"Science book of the year"—The GuardianOne of New York Times Notable Books for One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Books of One of Kirkus's Best Books of One of Mental Floss's Best Books of One of.She Has Her Mother’s Laugh is a profoundly original perspective on what we pass along from generation to generation.

Charles Darwin played a crucial part in turning heredity into a scientific question, and yet he failed spectacularly to answer it. All of that has been in the news this summer. His book is attuned to what is happening now in genetics. But “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh” isn’t just about genetics.

Nor is it just about the importance of understanding the science. Zimmer argues that we need to think beyond genes to capture the full scope of heredity.