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Genes in Conflict

The Biology of Selfish Genetic Elements

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674027220

Publication Date: 03/15/2008

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632 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 color illustrations, 3 halftones, 88 line illustrations, 34 tables

Belknap Press

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Austin Burt is Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, Imperial College London.

Robert Trivers is Professor of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University. Professor Trivers has been named 2007 winner of the Crafoord Prize in Biosciences.

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  • Robert Trivers Is Winner of the 2007 Crafoord Prize in Biosciences
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