The Violinist S Thumb

Author: Sam Kean
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448127505
Size: 67.74 MB
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Unravelling the genetic code hasn't always been easy - from its earliest days, genetics has been rife with infighting, backstabbing and controversial theories - but scientists can now finally read the astounding stories inscribed in our DNA ...

The Tale Of The Dueling Neurosurgeons

Author: Sam Kean
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 031624225X
Size: 68.65 MB
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In The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons, Sam Kean travels through time with stories of neurological curiosities: phantom limbs, Siamese twin brains, viruses that eat patients' memories, blind people who see through their tongues.

The Disappearing Spoon

Author: Sam Kean
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316089081
Size: 59.48 MB
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These fascinating tales follow every element on the table as they play out their parts in human history, and in the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them.

Caesar S Last Breath The Epic Story Of The Air We Breathe

Author: Sam Kean
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473543762
Size: 21.67 MB
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In Caesar's Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, which, it turns out, is also the story of earth ...

Voice Of The Violin

Author: Andrea Camilleri
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440677948
Size: 62.72 MB
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The fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery series Inspector Montalbano, praised as “a delightful creation” (USA Today), has been compared to the legendary detectives of Georges Simenon, Dashiell ...

The Genome Generation

Author: Elizabeth Finkel
Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing
ISBN: 0522856470
Size: 72.96 MB
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How has it changed the way we practise medicine, grow crops and breed livestock? What have we learned about evolution? These are the questions science writer and molecular biologist Elizabeth Finkel asked herself four years ago.

The Soul Of Dna

Author: Jun Tsuji
Publisher: Llumina Press
ISBN: 9781595262066
Size: 46.75 MB
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The Soul of DNA recounts, for the first time, the role of Sister Miriam Michael Stimson, OP, in the discovery of the DNA double helix.

Night

Author: Elie Wiesel
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 1466805366
Size: 39.57 MB
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A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.

A Guinea Pig S History Of Biology

Author: Jim Endersby
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674027138
Size: 28.35 MB
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Spotlights small and pivotal experiments that changed the course of science, including information on the study of guinea pigs, passion flowers, zebra fish, and viruses.

Napoleon S Buttons

Author: Penny Le Couteur
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440650321
Size: 26.16 MB
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Napoleon's Buttons is the fascinating account of seventeen groups of molecules that have greatly influenced the course of history.