Undeniably exquisite . . . The essays in the collection [are] meditations that reveal not only how science actually happens but also who or what propels its immutable humanity. Maria Popova, author of the blog Brain Pickings An excellent introduction to the key issues in science today. P. D. Smith, "Guardian"Best-selling author Rebecca Skloot selects the year stop science and nature writing from writers who balance research with humanity and in the process uncover riveting stories of discovery across the disciplines."