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10 thoughts on “Mutants On Genetic Variety and the Human Body

  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 detail with which he writes i

  2. says:

    It took a little while to get into this book What I thought would be the most interesting mutations like conjoi

  3. says:

    All my life I have groaned inside and sometimes outside whenever someone spoke about the miracle of giving birth How miraculous is it I would ask cynically and overly confident of my cleverness if flies and jellyfish do it? In fact it's only one of the most basic functions living organisms perform along with eating and poo

  4. says:

    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 can go wrong This is discussed AT LENGTH and it's not a bad thing but I could imagine this being a TERRIBLE read if you

  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 and it could be a motto for the book itself Given that most of the book is about the human body developing dramatic abnormalities usually during development beauty is an odd word I found some

  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 part of the book At all times the

  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

  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 that of a narrator leading the reader through interesting historical individuals and their accompanying genetics differences such as conjoined twins and gigantism into something akin to a cur

  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

  10. says:

    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 by definition only becoming issues after people have typically already had children Even the epilogue focusing

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