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This is the edition with a publication date of 9/27/2011.
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The Best American Science Writing series has been hailed as, "contemporary science's best answers to . . . eternal riddles" (Fortune); praised for its breadth-"It is rare to be offered such a diverse collection of science writing," (Nature); and appreciated for its intelligence and insight-"The entire spectrum of science is covered with literary acumen here" (Booklist) Provocative and engaging, this latest entry in the series covers the full spectrum of scientific inquiry-from biochemistry, physics, and astronomy, to genetics, evolutionary theory, and cognition. Edited by the New York Times bestselling author and award-winning science writer Rebecca Skloot and her father, award-winning writer and poet Floyd Skloot, The Best American Science Writing 2011 features articles from a wide variety of publications, providing a comprehensive overview of the year's most compelling, relevant, and exciting scientific developments.