Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 July 2017

264 Pages | 103

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190490362

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Sacred Bovines

The Ironies of Misplaced Assumptions in Biology

Douglas Allchin

  • Describes in a light-hearted manner how many popular beliefs in biology are misinformed.
  • "Sacred Bovines" fosters creative thinking, and is exceptional in being both informative and entertaining: the imagery is vivid, the science accessible, and the prose fluid and almost conversational.
  • Includes 28 short, entertaining essays that can each be read in one sitting.

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