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Science  23 Jul 2010:
Vol. 329, Issue 5990, pp. 392
DOI: 10.1126/science.1192608

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Pandora's Seed The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization by Spencer Wells Random House, New York, 2010. 251 pp. $26, C$31. ISBN 9781400062157. Allen Lane, London. £20. ISBN 9780713997552.

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Wells considers some of the drawbacks that have stemmed from the prehistoric shift to farming for our food supply.