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Jennifer G. Ackerman is a writer specializing in the sciences. A contributor to the "New York Times", "National Geographic", & many other publications, she is a former staff writer & researcher for the book division of the National Geographic Society. She has lectured at Harvard, MIT, the University of Virginia, the Nature Conservancy, & other institutions. Her first book, "Notes from the Shore", was published in 1995. Ackerman won a Bunting fellowship & a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to write "Chance in the House of Fate". She is married to the novelist Karl Ackerman & has two daughters. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Chance in the House of Fate: A Natural History of Heredity… (more)
The Best American Science Writing 2005 (Contributor) 189 copies, 1 review
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v194 #1 July (Contributor) 29 copies, 1 review
The Penguin book of the ocean (Contributor) 18 copies

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