Survival of the Sickest

Survival of the Sickest

A Medical Maverick Discovers Why We Need Disease

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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How did a deadly genetic disease help our ancestors survive the bubonic plagues of Europe? Was diabetes evolution's response to the last Ice Age? Will a visit to the tanning salon help bring down your cholesterol? Why do we age? Why are some people immune to HIV? Can your genes be turned on--or off? "Survival of the sickest" is filled with fascinating insights and cutting-edge research, presented in a way that is both accessible and utterly absorbing. This is a book about the interconnectedness of all life on earth--and, especially, what that means for us. Read it. You're already living it.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Harper Audio, 2007
ISBN: 9780061230240
0061230243
Additional Contributors: Prince, Jonathan
Conger, Eric

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naturalist
Aug 31, 2015

“Survival of the Silliest” by P.Z. Myers, posted 17-12-2007 . . . from . . Pharyngula . . .
http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2007/12/17/survival-of-the-silliest/ . . .
and . . .
“Yup, still a problem” 19-04-2007
from: . . . http://thinkevolution.net/archives/date/2007/04

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alafau
Apr 05, 2015

This book has so much nonsense in it, that it makes everything unbelievable.

I have a policy of not dismissing a book till I have finished at least half. This pushed that to the limit.

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