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Tim Spectoris Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King s College London and a consultant physician at Guy s and St Thomas s Hospital. He set up the TwinsUK register in 1993, the largest of its kind in the world, which he continues to direct. He has appeared in numerous television documentaries and is often interviewed by the media on his team s research."

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"A fascinating and provocative book . . . an informative and thought-provoking tour of some of the most exciting areas in biology right now."--"New Scientist " In this accessible contribution . . . Spector treats the view that genes are destiny with skepticism. "The New York Times" Delightfully thought-provoking . . . Spector [makes] a convincing case that inheritance is more complicated than we think, but no less fascinating. "Kirkus Reviews" Spector will get you through many dinner parties. But, much more importantly, he will show how a certain kind of scientific fundamentalism collapsed under the burden of its inability to explain the world as it is . . . Read him. "Sunday Times" Genetic determinism is still prevalent in our culture and "Identically Different" is a necessary corrective. "Guardian"" "In this accessible contribution . . . Spector treats the view that genes are destiny with skepticism."--"The New York Times" "Delightfully thought-provoking . . . Spector [makes] a convincing case that inheritance is more complicated than we think, but no less fascinating." --"Kirkus Reviews" "Spector will get you through many dinner parties. But, much more importantly, he will show how a certain kind of scientific fundamentalism collapsed under the burden of its inability to explain the world as it is . . . Read him." --"Sunday Times" "Genetic determinism is still prevalent in our culture and "Identically Different" is a necessary corrective." --"Guardian"

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