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The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone

by Juli Berwald

Hardcover, 352 pages, Riverhead Books, List Price: $27 |

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Spineless
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The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone
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Juli Berwald

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A former ocean biologist describes how she rediscovered her passion for marine science and the sea's imperiled ecosystems while investigating the enigmatic jellyfish and what the species' unique physiologies can teach us about engineering and environmental stability.