'In The Blood' shows how biologists are beginning to study problems once confined to philosophers, psychologists and politicians. It deals with fate and free will; with life and death and the myths and truths about ancestors. It even explains why sex and taxes are the same thing, and that although science cannot always provide the answers, it asks questions about ourselves that can be explored in a new and entertaining way.
If everything is dictated by our genes, what is left for free will? Where do God and moral values come into the great genetic scheme of things? Here is a wealth of quirky facts and information that grabs the attention brilliantly.