Acrostic (Babylonian) Why is gossip and prattling commonplac E in all cultures? There is evidence that eyes have e V olved independently in animals at least forty times. Testoster O ne causes less crying in males than in females. We are all L inked by a common ancestor. Symbiosis generates complexity, while nat U ral selection creates diversity. In America, forty per cent of T he food consumed by people is genetically altered. The number of chromosomes I n mammals ranges from one pair to forty-six pairs. In the almost four billi O n years since life began, it has never ceased. Books are like people. Some have more i N tegrity than others.
A Collection of Writings on Nature, Science, and Art by John Holland