The Gene

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476733538
Size: 22.43 MB
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Throughout, the story of Mukherjee’s own family—with its tragic and bewildering history of mental illness—reminds us of the questions that hang over our ability to translate the science of genetics from the laboratory to the real ...

The Gene

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 144818116X
Size: 32.42 MB
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Read this book and steel yourself for what comes next’ Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee.

The Century Of The Gene

Author: Evelyn Fox KELLER
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674039438
Size: 44.70 MB
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In a book that promises to change the way we think and talk about genes and genetic determinism, Evelyn Fox Keller, one of our most gifted historians and philosophers of science, provides a powerful, profound analysis of the achievements of ...

The Sports Gene

Author: David Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101622636
Size: 10.55 MB
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In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success and the so-called 10,000-hour rule, David Epstein tackles the great nature vs. nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving it.

The Meanings Of The Gene

Author: Celeste Michelle Condit
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299163648
Size: 57.95 MB
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The work of scientists and doctors in advancing genetic research and its applications has been accompanied by plenty of discussion in the popular press—from Good Housekeeping and Forbes to Ms. and the Congressional Record—about such ...


Author: Sue Armstrong
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472910532
Size: 77.30 MB
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This book tells the story of medical science's mission to unravel the mysteries of this crucial gene, and to get to the heart of what happens in our cells when they turn cancerous.

The Gene Machine

Author: Bonnie Rochman
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374713960
Size: 27.67 MB
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Rochman tells the stories of scientists working to unlock the secrets of the human genome; genetic counselors and spiritual advisers guiding mothers and fathers through life-changing choices; and, of course, parents (including Rochman ...

The Gene Wars

Author: Robert M. Cook-Deegan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393035728
Size: 54.86 MB
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A look at the controversial Human Genome Project recounts the struggle to launch the multi-billion-dollar, ten- to twenty-year project and relies on primary documents gathered as events unfolded to unravel the tangled scientific and ...

The Gene

Author: Ted Everson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313334498
Size: 39.60 MB
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A history of the science of genetics discusses its roots in heredity, the discovery of DNA, the Human Genome Project, the applications of genetic work, and the controversy surrounding genetic engineering.

The Gene Illusion

Author: Jay Joseph
Publisher: Algora Publishing
ISBN: 0875863442
Size: 57.60 MB
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Under the Microscope Dr. Jay Joseph provocatively challenges current genetic theories and the evidence cited to support them - in particular, genes' alleged role in criminal behavior, IQ, heritability and molecular genetic research - and ...