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Best Sellers: Biology, April 3, 2014

June 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs To Know
    Simberloff, Daniel
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199922017. $74
  2. An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist
    Dawkins, Richard
    Ecco: HarperCollins
    2013. ISBN 9780062225795. $27.99
  3. Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Antievolution Movement in American Schools
    Shapiro, Adam R.
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226029450. $35
  4. The Princeton Guide to Evolution
    Losos, Jonathan B.
    Princeton University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780691149776. $99
  5. The Engine of Complexity: Evolution as Computation
    Mayfield, John E.
    Columbia University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780231163040. $34.50
  6. On Gaia: A Critical Investigation of the Relationship Between Life and Earth
    Tyrrell, Toby
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691121581. $35
  7. Our Once and Future Planet: Restoring the World in the Climate Change Century
    Woodworth, Paddy
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226907390. $35
  8. Bioethics and the Future of Stem Cell Research
    Hyun, Insoo
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780521768696. $95
  9. People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier
    Benjamin, Ruha
    Stanford University
    2013. ISBN 9780804782968. $85
  10. Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome
    Richardson, Sarah S.
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226084688. $45
  11. Genetics and Philosophy: An Introduction
    Griffiths, Paul
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9781107002128. $90
  12. Synthetic Biology and Morality: Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature
    Kaebnick, Gregory E.
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262019392. $42
  13. The Biology of Reefs and Reef Organisms
    Goldberg, Walter M.
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226301679. $145
  14. Naturalists at Sea: Scientific Travellers from Dampier to Darwin
    Williams, Glyn
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300180732. $38
  15. Creation: How Science Is Reinventing Life Itself
    Rutherford, Adam
    2013. ISBN 9781617230059. $27.95
  16. Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design
    Meyer, Stephen C.
    Harper One: HarperCollins
    2013. ISBN 9780062071477. $28.99
  17. Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment
    Oliver, Kelly
    Fordham University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780823251087. $95
  18. Tidal Wetlands Primer: an Introduction to Their Ecology, Natural History, Status, and Conservation
    Tiner, Ralph W.
    University of Massachusetts Press
    2013. ISBN 9781625340290. $98
  19. Life Out of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bioinformatics
    Stevens, Hallam
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226080178. $90
  20. The Correspondence of Charles Darwin. Vol. 20: 1872
    Darwin, Charles
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9781107038448. $145