Into a fourth edition — and my, how it’s grown! Having started life in 1998 at a portable (but hardly pocket-sized) 500 pages, it is now a hefty 1200. Most of the growth comes from the doubling in size of the chapters, with a few entirely new sections for this edition, most notably some cautionary tales about emerging biotechnologies. Sexuality and reproduction has received much greater attention, as has our rather problematic relationship with the drug industry.
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