From STAT, adapted from “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.” Author Carl Zimmer will be at Harvard Book Store. 7 pm, 5/30 Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave. Details, Abstract. "Thousands of species of microbes can live a single spoonful of soil. Although microbiologists have been naming species of bacteria … Continue reading Reading: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.