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By David P. Barash

This article is an available evaluation of the way the flora and fauna works, noticeable within the context of ways we - people - healthy into it. It starts off with the micro concerns, a close-up of DNA, genes, viruses and cells, after which strikes out to discover the bigger structures of human biology: intercourse and replica, the mind and behavior, and effort. ultimately, we stand again and try the species "Homo sapiens" from the viewpoints of ecology, evolution and sociobiology. the result's a portrayal of mankind that allows readers with an curiosity, instead of a history, in technological know-how to turn into "bioliterate" and ready to comprehend the discoveries that make headlines within the information.

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