Resurrection Science

Resurrection Science

Conservation, De-extinction and the Precarious Future of Wild Things

Book - 2015
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"A tour of current advances in biology and ethics demonstrates how humans are increasingly in control of evolution, exploring how as the scientific community endeavors to save near-extinct species, the creatures being saved become less wild and more dependent, "--Novelist.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015
ISBN: 9781137279293
Branch Call Number: 591.68 OCon
Characteristics: 266 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: An ark of toads: Nectophrynoides asperginis
Tracking chimeras in the Fakahatchee Strand: Puma concolor coryi
Exuberant evolution in a desert fish: Cyprinodon tularosa
Mysteries of the whale called 1334: Eubalaena glacialis
Freezing crows: Corvus hawaiiensis
Metaphysical rhinos: Ceratotherium simum cottoni
Regenesis of the passenger pigeon: Neo-Ectopistes migratorius
Nice to meet you, Neanderthal: Homo neanderthalensis
Coda. Ultima Thule: ends of the earth


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Oct 18, 2015

If you would like to learn more about this book, check out the advertisement in the October 2015 issue of Scientific American, page 26 (bottom left panel).
Alternatively, go directly to the publisher`s (St. Martin`s Press) Web site:


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