Pop-Sci Book of the Week: Unnatural Selection

This week’s Popular Science Book of the Week is Emily Monosson’s Unnatural Selection: How we are changing life, gene by gene, published by Island Press.

http://islandpress.org/book/unnatural-selection

The book gives a clear introduction to the issues surrounding antibiotic, pesticide, and anti-cancer resistance, and also explores the broader topics of evolution and chemical exposure (with a bit of epigenetics thrown in). Recommended.

Monosson Unnatural Selections Book Cover

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