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Thrilling book about spectacular new scienceSept. 21 2007
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"Microbes run the world. It's that simple." So begins a potent little book about the dramatic new tools for understanding microbial life. Shotgun sequencing of the genomes of whole environments of microbes---in the sea, in soil, in our guts--- is the breakthrough technique. Everything the technique touches yields major discoveries, some of which will be transformative.