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Winner of 2014 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Best Young Adult Science BookLong-listed for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing AwardOne of "Nature"'s Summer Book PicksOne of "Publishers Weekly"'s Top Ten Spring 2013 Science Books For centuries, we've toyed with our creature companions, breeding dogs that herd and hunt, housecats that look like tigers, and teacup pigs that fit snugly in our handbags. But what happens when we take animal alteration a step further, engineering a cat that glows green under ultraviolet light or cloning the beloved family Labrador? Science has given us a whole new toolbox for tinkering with life. How are we using it? In "Frankenstein"'"s Cat, " the journalist Emily Anthes takes us from petri dish to pet store as she explores how biotechnology is shaping the future of our furry and feathered friends.

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Emily Anthes

Emily Anthes is an award-winning science journalist and author. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Wired, Nature, Slate, Businessweek, Scientific American, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and elsewhere.Her new book, "The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness," will be published in June 2020 by Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her previous book, "Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts," was long-listed for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.Emily has a master's degree in science writing from MIT and a bachelor's degree in the history of science and medicine from Yale, where she also studied creative writing. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmilyAnthesInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/emilyanthesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/emily.anthesNewsletter: https://emilyanthes.substack.comGoodReads: http://www..com/author/show/1367621.Emily_Anthes

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