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Book Title: The Science Times Book of Birds|
The author of the book: Nicholas J. Wade
Edition: The Lyons Press
Date of issue: September 1st 1999
ISBN 13: 9781558216051
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 34.77 MB
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The fifty best feature articles on birds are gathered in this beautifully illustrated anthology from Science Times, the weekly section of The New York Times. The collection covers a wide range: the evolution of a seventy-five-million-year-old flightless bird, the meddling in-laws of the white-breasted bee-eaters of Kenya, the extramarital flings of the Eurasian great reed warbler, the practice of siblicide among cattle egrets, crows' astonishing tool-making ability, and many more fascinating and illuminating topics."The Science Times Book of Birds" will be a great gift for bird lovers, students, and anyone interested in evolution and natural history.
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Read information about the authorNicholas Wade is a British-born scientific reporter, editor and author who currently writes for the Science Times section of The New York Times. Wade was born in Aylesbury, England and educated at Eton College and King's College, Cambridge. Wade has been a correspondent, based in Washington, and deputy editor, based in London, of the journal Nature. He also reported from Washington for the journal Science. At the New York Times he has worked as an editorial writer covering science, environment and defense, and as editor of the science section.
He is the author of several books including "The Nobel Duel," (Doubleday,1980) an account of two scientists' race to win the Nobel prize; "Betrayers of the Truth," co-authored with William J. Broad (Simon & Schuster,1982) and "Before the Dawn," (Penguin Press, 2006) about human evolution in the last 10,000 years. His most recent book, about the evolution of religious behavior, is "The Faith Instinct (Penguin Press, 2009).
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