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Spillover : animal infections and the next human pandemic —Quammen, David, 1948- author.

"The next big human pandemic-the next disease cataclysm, perhaps on the scale of AIDS or the 1918 influenza-is likely to be caused by a new virus coming to humans from wildlife. Experts call such an event "spillover" and...

The song of the dodo : island biogeography in an age of extinctions —Quammen, David, 1948- author.

Thirty years ago, two young biologists named Robert MacArthur and Edward O. Wilson triggered a far-reaching scientific revolution. In a book titled The Theory of Island Biogeography, they presented a new view of a little...

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013
EBook
2013

"Twenty-seven of America's best science and nature essays of 2013, selected by the author of The Emperor of All Maladies and the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Gene. Pulitzer Prize--winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee...

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