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Eric P. Widmaier

Eric Widmaier is the author of Why Geese Don't Get Obese and is a professor of biology at Boston University. He has written numerous articles for scientific and nonscientific publications. He lives in Boston, Massachusettes. 

The Stuff of Life

Eric P. Widmaier
Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books

In The Stuff of Life , Eric P. Widmaier deconstructs the fundamental processes of the human body and focuses on those vital biological substances that aren't particularly well understood....

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Why Geese Don't Get Obese (And We Do)

Eric P. Widmaier
Henry Holt and Co.
Henry Holt and Co.

What drives us to eat and accounts for different appetites? Why is breathing at high altitudes easy for birds and difficult for humans? Why do animals have two sets of sensory organs--eyes, ears,...

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