Virusphere: From Common Colds to Ebola Epidemics--Why We Need the Viruses That Plague Us

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$24.00  $22.08
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Prometheus Books
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Pages
288
Dimensions
6.3 X 1.0 X 9.0 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
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Hardcover
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9781633886049
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About the Author

Frank Ryan is a consultant physician and pioneering evolutionary biologist at the University of Sheffield. He is the bestselling author of The Forgotten Plague--a New York Times Book of the Year--and Darwin's Blind Spot, which was recommended by Charlie Munger at the 2003 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. He is also the author of The Mysterious World of the Human Genome, Virolution, and many other books. Ryan was named Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield, with the express purpose of developing his evolutionary concepts and helping to translate evolutionary science into medicine. He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians, the Royal Society of Medicine, and the Linnean Society of London.

Reviews

""A fascinating book that is well structured, with short, absorbing chapters. . . . Virusphere makes an engrossing and fervent argument that he is on to something." --The Inquisitive Biologist