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- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.99
Chapter One: Mendel's Little Secret One of the most cherished dreams of plant breeders has been to find a way to transform corn and other cereal grains into super-plants able to reproduce themselves....The term for this type of vegetative miracle is "apomixis." -- U.S. Department of Agriculture Press Release, 1998 Thinking about how our food... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 2.90
Law and justice are not always one and the same. On the 27 November 1980, Peter Pringle waited in an Irish court to hear the following words: 'Peter Pringle, for the crime of capital murder … the law prescribes only one penalty, and that penalty is death.' The problem was that Peter did not commit this crime. Facing a sentence of death by hanging,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
In 1943, Albert Schatz, a young Rutgers College Ph.D. student, worked on a wartime project in microbiology professor Selman Waksman's lab, searching for an antibiotic to fight infections on the front lines and at home. On his eleventh experiment on a common bacterium found in farmyard soil, Schatz discovered streptomycin, the first effective cure for... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
Peter Pringle has followed the tobacco wars since 1994, when the battle began. A highly respected investigative journalist and foreign corrrespondent, he has reported for the London Sunday Times, The Observer, and The Independent, as well as for American newspapers and magazines. He now lives in New York city with his wife and daughter. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 19.99
"A twenty-first-century tale with the suspense, mystery and humor of the classic detective adventure story. Only Arthur Hemmings can solve a case as baffling as the real-life Polonium 210 murders." -- Nicholas von Hoffman, author of A Devil's Dictionary of Business more...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 23.99
"A revealing account of Vavilov's remarkable career and brutal downfall.... Original and important.... Pringle's account of the brutal politics of Lysenko's campaign against Vavilov is gripping." -- Daniel J. Kevles, The New York Review of Books more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95
The fifth edition of a classic text features important updates that reflect the enormous changes that have taken place in recent years - the Internet as an important information transmission format that is here to stay and convergence among media. This edition features thorough discussions on the Internet and convergence, as well as reflects the latest... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 201.95
"The authors represent most of the key figures and the work and the book as a whole is an essential reference for the newcomer or specialist in this area and for any student of eukaryotic cell structure and function. This is an important and wonderful reference." ( Microbiology Today , May 2009) more...