Zoobiquity

Zoobiquity

New York TimesBestseller A Discover Magazine Best Book of 2012 China Times 2013 Best Book for Translated Title Finalist, 2013 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Book Featured at First Fridays: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
Zoobiquity advances a species-spanning approach to health which turns to the natural world as a source of insights and inspiration. The book offers two approaches to understanding and addressing high impact human physical and psychiatric disorders. First, because human vulnerability to illness is rooted in our animal and evolutionary past, to fully understand why we get sick we must also learn why other animals do, too. Second, the natural world contains countless adaptations with potential relevance to human health. Zoobiquity advances an approach to accelerate biomedical innovation through a bio-inspired approach. [Article]