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  • Viking DNAby Stephen Harding; Mark Jobling; Turi King; Michael Wood

    Nottingham University Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    Focusing on men from old families in England?s Wirral and West Lancashire regions, this survey traces the DNA of the local populace back to their Viking ancestors in order to determine the impact of past societies on their genetic make-up. Arguing that the areas exhibit many archaeological and historical features proving them to have had a clear... more...

  • 62nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forumby William D. Faust

    Wiley 2009; US$ 83.95

    This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding  (CESP) series.  This series contains a collection of papers dealing with issues in both traditional ceramics (i.e., glass, whitewares, refractories, and porcelain enamel) and advanced ceramics. Topics covered in the area of advanced ceramic include bioceramics, nanomaterials,... more...

  • The Double Helixby James D. Watson

    Scribner 2011; US$ 15.95

    The classic personal account of Watson and Crick?s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind . By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was... more...

  • Phenotypic Variationby Moyra Smith

    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...

  • Living with Our Genesby Dean H. Hamer; Peter Copeland

    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...

  • Reticulate Evolution and Humansby Michael L. Arnold

    Oxford University Press 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...

  • DNA Polymerasesby Ulrich Hubscher; Silvio Spadari; Giuseppe Villani

    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...

  • Mutantsby Armand Marie Leroi

    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 Cyclops,... more...