Best Sellers: Biology, March 29, 2012

May 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Field Notes on Science & Nature
Canfield, Michael R.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674057579. $27.95

2) Epigenetics: The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance
Francis, Richard C.
W.W. Norton
2011. ISBN 9780393070057. $25.95

3) The Major Transitions in Evolution Revisited
Calcott, Brett
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262015240. $50

4) Listed: Dispatches from Americas Endangered Species Act
Roman, Joe
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674047518. $27.95

5) First Life: Discovering the Connections Between Stars, Cells, and How Life Began
Deamer, David
University of California Press
2011. ISBN 9780520258327. $28.95

6) Mutation: The History of an Idea from Darwin to Genomics
Carlson, Elof Axel
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
2011. ISBN 9781936113309. $57

7) Evolutionary History: Uniting History and Biology To Understand Life on Earth
Russell, Edmund
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9780521762113. $90

8) The Theory of Ecology
Scheiner, Samuel M.
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226736853. $120

9) Embryo Politics: Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies
Banchoff, Thomas
Cornell University Press
2011. ISBN 9780801449574. $35

10) Better Than Human: The Promise and Perils of Enhancing Ourselves
Buchanan, Allen
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199797875. $21.95

11) Bioethics Around the Globe
Myser, Catherine
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780195386097. $49.95

12) Epigenetics: Linking Genotype and Phenotype in Development and Evolution
Hallgrimsson, Benedikt
University of California Press
2011. ISBN 9780520267091. $85

13) Reframing Rights: Bioconstitutionalism in the Genetic Age
Jasanoff, Sheila
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262015950. $50

14) The Ideal of Nature: Debates About Biotechnology and the Environment
Kaebnick, Gregory E.
Johns Hopkins University Press
2011. ISBN 9780801898884. $55

15) The Mathematics of Life
Stewart, Ian
Basic Books: Perseus
2011. ISBN 9780465022380. $27.99

16) Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes and Applications
Niemela, Jari
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199563562. $135

17) The Atlas of Coasts & Oceans: Ecosystems, Threatened Resources, Marine Conservation
Hinrichsen, Don
University Of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226342252. $55

18) Ingenious Genes: How Gene Regulation Networks Evolve To Control Development
Sansom, Roger
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262195812. $30

19) The Optics of Life: A Biologist’s Guide to Light in Nature
Johnsen, Sönke
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691139906. $99.50

20) The Essential Naturalist: Timeless Readings in Natural History
Graham, Michael H.
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226305691. $125

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