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  1. says:

    i've now read this book twice and all i can say is that leroi has a rare skill; he is able to present dense scientific facts in a way that borders on poetic his fascination with genetics is apparent in the loving

  2. says:

    It took a little while to get into this book What I thought would be the most interesting mutations like conjoined twins were actually the least which is perhaps why the author chose to put that chapter first Honestly the most compelling studies were of things that are not as obvious mutations like size skin co

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    All my life I have groaned inside and sometimes outside whenever someone spoke about the miracle of giving birth H

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    Trigger warningsThere are some things in here that aren't in your average book on genetics so I'm going to make a little list of things to watch out for if you read this If I've missed anything let me know and I'll add it The book as a whole is not offensive at all see my note after the list fetal development and ways it

  5. says:

    Near the end of this book the author pulls out the uote per molto variare la natur e bella Nature's beauty is its variety

  6. says:

    If you are interested in biology in general and genetics in particular this is a must read The science is explained with just enough detail to make it accessable to the average reader with a modest scietific background The premis of the book is that we are all mutants to one degree or another The relatively small percentage of genetic mutations that cause catastrophic deformities are the focus of the early pa

  7. says:

    Okay this ended up being a long review Judging by the title I was afraid the contents were going to be wildly insensitive and was glad to find that wasn’t the case Throughout the book Leroi points out the absurdity in how humans throughout history have felt the need and right to categorize and label one another based on superficial appearance This book is filled with historical perspective that is interesting

  8. says:

    The subject of this book cannot help but be interesting and it has enough real science to actually feel as though you're going in depth into the topic of genetic anomalies At a certain point though the voice slipped from th

  9. says:

    This has to be one of the most boring books I've read in a long timeI'm fascinated by mutations evolution DNA etc and even spent last semester cutting and making recombinant DNA but this book just bored me to tearsFor people just looking for a 'freakshow' or whatever look elsewhere this book is not full of pictures and isn't geared towards

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    45 Extremely interesting look at mankind what is normal and what is not Chapters include embryos limbs skeletons growth gender skin and even aging eg mutations resulting in accelerated aging; uery whether issues related toresulting from aging are in fact the result of mutations not breed out of us by natural selection due to them