Peter Forbes reviews "Hacking the Code of Life" by Nessa Carey and "Hacking Darwin" by Jamie Metzl....
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Peter Forbes is a UK-based science writer, writing mainly on biology, medicine, and things nano. He has published numerous articles and reviews for magazines and newspapers, including the Guardian, The Independent, The Times, Financial Times, Mosaic, Aeon, Nature, Scientific American, New Scientist, and New Humanist. His book Dazzled and Deceived: Mimicry and Camouflage won the 2011 Warwick Prize for Writing. He has also worked in literary editing, as editor of the Poetry Society’s Poetry Review from 1986 to 2002. He lives in London.