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- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 58.99
During the past two decades international collaborative studies have yielded extensive information on genome sequences, genome architecture and their variations. The challenge we now face is to understand how these variations impact structure and function of organelles, physiological systems and phenotype. The goal of this book is to present steps... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 129.99
Reticulate Evolution and Humans is the first book to describe the effect of genetic exchange on the origin and evolution of our own species as well as those species with which we have and continue to interact closely, both evolutionarily and culturally. After demonstrating how genetic exchange has affected H. sapiens, the book goes on to describe how... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
"A lucid, thought-provoking account of the case for 'nature' as a determinant of personality." ?Peter D. Kramer, Author of Listening to Prozac and Should You Leave? Nowhere is the nature-nuture controversy being more arduously tested than in the labs of world-renowned molecular scientist Dean Hamer, whose cutting-edge research has indisputably... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 153.00
Maintenance of the information embedded in the genomic DNA sequence is essential for life. DNA polymerases play pivotal roles in the complex physiological processes of DNA replication and repair. Besides the tasks in vivo, DNA polymerases are the workhorses in numerous biotechniques such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), cDNA cloning, genome sequencing,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 13.99
Visit Armand Marie Leroi on the web: http://armandleroi.com/index.html Stepping effortlessly from myth to cutting-edge science, Mutants gives a brilliant narrative account of our genetic code and the captivating people whose bodies have revealed it?a French convent girl who found herself changing sex at puberty; children who, echoing Homer?s... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
How could such an intricate object as the human eye - so complex and so precise - have come about by chance? In this masterful piece of popular science, Richard Dawkins builds a powerful and carefully reasoned argument for evolutionary adapatation as the force behind all life on earth. The metaphor of 'Mount Improbable' represents the combination of... more...
- Rough Guides Ltd 2007; Not Available
What exactly is a gene? How does cloning actually work? Are designer babies a bad idea? Could we ever clone a human? The Rough Guide To Genes & Cloning answers all these questions and more. From the inside story of cells and their structure and the sleuths who cracked the genetic code to DNA cloning, twins and Dolly the sheep. Illustrated throughout... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 12.77
The triumphs of recent biology - understanding hereditary disease, the modern theory of evolution - are all thanks to the fruit fly, the guinea pig, the zebra fish and a handful of other organisms, which have helped us unravel one of life's greatest mysteries - inheritance. Jim Endersby traces his story from Darwin hand-pollinating passion... more...