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Title Future science : essays from the cutting edge / edited and with a preface by Max Brockman

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Vintage Books, 2011
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Descript xv, 247 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Note "A Vintage original"--T.p. verso
Contents On the coming age of ocean exploration / Kevin P. Hand -- Children's helping hands / Felix Warneken -- Molecular cut and paste : the new generation of biological tools / William McEwan -- Next step : infinity / Anthony Aguirre -- Nurture, nature, and the stress that is life / Daniela Kaufer and Darlene Francis -- What can huge data sets teach us about society and ourselves? / Jon Kleinberg -- On the universality of attractiveness / Coren Apicella -- To err is primate / Laurie R. Santos -- Our brains know why we do what we do / Samuel M. McClure -- Is shame necessary? / Jennifer Jacquet -- Plant immunity in a changing world / Kirsten Bomblies -- The emergence of human audiovisual communication / Asif A. Ghazanfar -- Why rejection hurts / Naomi I. Eisenberger -- Finding the mind in the body / Joshua Knobe -- Should the law depend on luck? / Fiery Cushman -- How we read people's moral minds / Liane Young -- How odd I am! / Daniel Haun -- Where does human diversity come from? / Joan Y. Chiao
Note "Eighteen of the top young scientists at work today present for the lay reader the latest developments in the fields of evolutionary psychology, neuroscience, genetic engineering, and climate science"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Science -- Forecasting
Technological forecasting
Add Author Brockman, Max
ISBN 9780307741912 (pbk.)
0307741915 (pbk.)