Developing a Different Perspective on Disease

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Science  02 Feb 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5812, pp. 600-601
DOI: 10.1126/science.1134320

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Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson, Eds.. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2006. 541 pp. $150, £90. ISBN 9780521847438.

Emphasizing public health issues and an evo-devo perspective, the contributors explore the biological bases for the link between early development and chronic diseases.