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1 January 2008 NEW TITLES

Babies by Design: The Ethics of Genetic Choice. Ronald M. Green. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2007. 288 pp., illus. $26.00 (ISBN 9780300125467 cloth).

Biological Invaders in Inland Waters: Profiles, Distribution, and Threats. Francesca Gherardi, ed. Springer, New York, 2007. 734 pp., illus. $179.00 (ISBN 9781402060281 cloth).

Birds of Peru. Thomas S. Schulenberg, Douglas F. Stotz, Daniel F. Lane, John P. O'Neill, and Theodore A. Parker III. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2007. 656 pp., illus. $49.50 (ISBN 9780691049151 cloth).

Body Size: The Structure and Function of Aquatic Ecosystems. Alan G. Hildrew, David G. Raffaelli, and Ronni Edmonds-Brown, eds. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2007. 356 pp., illus. $65.00 (ISBN 9780521679671 paper).

Decentralization and the Social Economics of Development: Lessons from Kenya. Christopher B. Barrett, Andrew G. Mude, and John M. Omiti, eds. CABI, Cambridge, MA, 2007. 240 pp., illus. $130.00 (ISBN 9781845932695 cloth).

The Ecology and Behavior of Amphibians. Kentwood D. Wells. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2007. 1160 pp., illus. $75.00 (ISBN 9780226893341 cloth).

The Ecology of Juvenile Salmon in the Northeast Pacific Ocean: Regional Comparisons. Churchill B. Grimes, Richard D. Brodeur, Lewis J. Haldorson, and Stewart M. McKinnell, eds. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD, 2007. 258 pp., illus. $69.00 (ISBN 9781888569957 paper).

Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres: Deciphering the Ends of DNA. Catherine Brady. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2007. 392 pp., illus. $29.95 (ISBN 9780262026222 cloth).

Energy Victory: Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil. Robert Zubrin. Prometheus Books, Amherst, NY, 2007. 336 pp., illus. $25.95 (ISBN 9781591025917 cloth).

The Evolution of Artiodactyls. Donald R. Prothero and Scott E. Foss, eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2007. 384 pp., illus. $120.00 (ISBN 9780801887352 cloth).

Evolution through Genetic Exchange. Michael L. Arnold. Oxford University Press, New York, 2007. 266 pp., illus. $60.00 (ISBN 9780199229031 paper).

Forest Genetics. Timothy L. White, W. Thomas Adams, and David B. Neale. CABI, Cambridge, MA, 2007. 704 pp., illus. $100.00 (ISBN 9780851993485 paper).

Fragmentation in Semi-Arid and Arid Landscapes: Consequences for Human and Natural Systems. Kathleen A. Galvin, Robin S. Reid, Roy H. Behnke Jr., and N. Thompson Hobbs, eds. Springer, New York, 2008. 411 pp., illus. $219.00 (ISBN 9781402049057 cloth).

The Global Circulation of the Atmosphere. Tapio Schneider and Adam H. Sobel, eds. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2007. 400 pp., illus. $65.00 (ISBN 9780691121819 cloth).

A Guinea Pig's History of Biology. Jim Endersby. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2007. 499 pp., illus. $27.95 (ISBN 9780674027138 cloth).

Human Evolution: Trails from the Past. Camilo J. CelaConde and Francisco J. Ayala. Oxford University Press, New York, 2007. 446 pp., illus. $69.50 (ISBN 9780198567806 paper).

Junk Science: An Overdue Indictment of Government, Industry, and Faith Groups That Twist Science for Their Own Gain. Dan Agin. St. Martin's Press, New York, 2007. 336 pp. $14.95 (ISBN 9780312374808 paper).

Lentil: An Ancient Crop for Modern Times. Shyam S. Yadav, David L. McNeil, and Philip C. Stevenson, eds. Springer, New York, 2007. 462 pp., illus. $229.00 (ISBN 9781402063121 cloth).

Major Transitions in Vertebrate Evolution. Jason S. Anderson and Hans-Dieter Sues, eds. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2007. 432 pp., illus. $49.95 (ISBN 9780253349262 cloth).

Mountain Goats: Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation of an Alpine Ungulate. Marco Festa-Bianchet and Steeve D. Côté. Island Press, Washington, DC, 2007. 280 pp., illus. $45.00 (ISBN 9781597261715 paper).

Old Fields: Dynamics and Restoration of Abandoned Farmland. Viki A. Cramer and Richard J. Hobbs, eds. Island Press, Washington, DC, 2007. 352 pp., illus. $40.00 (ISBN 9781597260756 paper).

Our Precarious Habitat…It's in Your Hands. Melvin A. Benarde. Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2007. 466 pp., illus. $43.00 (ISBN 9780471740650 cloth).

Stem Cell Century: Law and Policy for a Breakthrough Technology. Russell Korobkin. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2007. 336 pp. $29.95 (ISBN 9780300122923 cloth).

Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas. Ruerd Ruben, John Pender, and Arie Kuyvenhoven, eds. CABI, Cambridge, MA, 2007. 484 pp., illus. $170.00 (ISBN 9781845932770 cloth).

Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health. Kristin Shrader-Frechette. Oxford University Press, New York, 2007. 320 pp., illus. $29.95 (ISBN 9780195325461 cloth).

Vietnam: A Natural History. Eleanor Jane Sterling, Martha Maud Hurley, and Le Duc Minh. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2007. 448 pp., illus. $22.00 (ISBN 9780300126938 paper).

What Are You Optimistic About? Today's Leading Thinkers on Why Things Are Good and Getting Better. John Brockman, ed. Harper-Collins, New York, 2007. 400 pp. $14.95 (ISBN 9780061436932 paper).

"NEW TITLES," BioScience 58(1), 81-82, (1 January 2008).[81:NT]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 January 2008

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