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The Resource Genetics of original sin : the impact of natural selection on the future of humanity, Christian de Duve with Neil Patterson ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson

Genetics of original sin : the impact of natural selection on the future of humanity, Christian de Duve with Neil Patterson ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson

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Genetics of original sin : the impact of natural selection on the future of humanity
Title
Genetics of original sin
Title remainder
the impact of natural selection on the future of humanity
Statement of responsibility
Christian de Duve with Neil Patterson ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Increasingly absorbed in recent years by advances in our understanding of the origin of life, evolutionary history, and the advent of human kind, eminent biologist Christian de Duve has pondered the future of life on this planet. Focusing on the process of natural selection, de Duve explores the inordinate and now dangerous rise of humankind.--[book jacket]
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Duve, Christian
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH325
LC item number
.D41313 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Patterson, Neil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life
  • Natural selection
  • Nature
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Twenty-first century
  • Life (Biology)
  • Genetics
Label
Genetics of original sin : the impact of natural selection on the future of humanity, Christian de Duve with Neil Patterson ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson
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Copyright
Note
  • Translation of: Génétique du péché originel: le poids du passé sur l'avenir de la vie. 2009
  • "Published in association with Éditions Odile Jacob"--P. preceding t.p
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The unity of life -- The origin of life -- The evolution of life -- Metabolism -- Reproduction -- Development -- Natural selection -- Other evolutionary mechanisms -- The emergence of humans -- Making the human brain -- Shaping our genes -- The cost of success -- Original sin -- Option 1 : Do nothing -- Option 2 : Improve our genes -- Option 3 : Rewire the brain -- Option 4 : Call on religions -- Option 5 : Protect the environment -- Option 6 : Give women a chance -- Option 7 : Control population
Control code
ocm601349031
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxvii, 223 pages
Isbn
9780300165074
Lccn
2010029161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)601349031
  • (Sirsi) a1072746
Label
Genetics of original sin : the impact of natural selection on the future of humanity, Christian de Duve with Neil Patterson ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translation of: Génétique du péché originel: le poids du passé sur l'avenir de la vie. 2009
  • "Published in association with Éditions Odile Jacob"--P. preceding t.p
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The unity of life -- The origin of life -- The evolution of life -- Metabolism -- Reproduction -- Development -- Natural selection -- Other evolutionary mechanisms -- The emergence of humans -- Making the human brain -- Shaping our genes -- The cost of success -- Original sin -- Option 1 : Do nothing -- Option 2 : Improve our genes -- Option 3 : Rewire the brain -- Option 4 : Call on religions -- Option 5 : Protect the environment -- Option 6 : Give women a chance -- Option 7 : Control population
Control code
ocm601349031
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxvii, 223 pages
Isbn
9780300165074
Lccn
2010029161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)601349031
  • (Sirsi) a1072746

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