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Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World

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Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World
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Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN/ASIN: 0201483408
ISBN-13: 9780201483406
Number of pages: 528

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The 20th century has been the Age of Physics. Out of Control is an accessible and entertaining explanation of why the coming years will probably be the Age of Biology -- particularly evolution and ethology -- and what this will mean to most every aspect of our society. Kelly is an enthusiastic and well-informed guide who explains the promises and implications of this rapidly evolving revolution very well.

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