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- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
"His groundbreaking work has changed the very ways we consider our health and examine disease.? ?Barack Obama From Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institute of Health, 2007 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and 15-year head of the Human Genome Project, comes one of the most important medical books of the year: The Language... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99
A preeminent geneticist hunts the Neanderthal genome to answer the biggest question of them all: what does it mean to be human? What can we learn from the genes of our closest evolutionary relatives? Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Pääbo?s mission to answer that question, beginning with the study of DNA in Egyptian mummies... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 12.99
The renowned scientist and author of A Life Decoded examines the creation of life in the new field of synthetic genomics In 2010, scientists led by J. Craig Venter became the first to successfully create ?synthetic life??putting humankind at the threshold of the most important and exciting phase of biological research, one that will enable us... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
Most Americans eat genetically modified food on a daily basis, but few of us are aware we?re eating something that has been altered. Meanwhile, consumers abroad refuse to buy our engineered crops; their groceries are labeled so that everyone knows if the contents have been modified. What?s going on here? Why does the U.S. government treat engineered... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 55.00
All living things are remarkably complex, yet their DNA is unstable, undergoing countless random mutations over generations. Despite this instability, most animals do not grow two heads or die, plants continue to thrive, and bacteria continue to divide. Robustness and Evolvability in Living Systems tackles this perplexing paradox. The book explores... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 18.99
The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research. - ;The... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 59.99
The view of the genome as a network of interacting computational components is well-established, but researchers try to reverse the analogy, by using living organisms to construct logic circuits. This book deals with the implementation of this technology, describing working experimental demonstrations using cells as components of logic circuits. more...