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  • Mitochondrial Genome Evolutionby Laurence Marechal-Drouard

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 208.00

    Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences.  Features a wide range of reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology and ecology. This thematic volume features reviews on Mitochondrial genome evolution.... more...

  • The Double Helixby James Watson

    Orion 2012; US$ 12.99

    The story of the most significant biological breakthrough of the century - the discovery of the structure of DNA. 'It is a strange model and embodies several unusual features. However, since DNA is an unusual substance, we are not hesitant in being bold' By elucidating the structure of DNA, the molecule underlying all life, Francis Crick and... more...

  • The Higgs Bosonby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2012; US$ 5.09

    The Higgs Boson: Searching for the God Particle by the Editors of Scientific American As the old adage goes, where there's smoke, there's fire. Where there is effect, there must be cause. The planet Neptune was found in 1846 because the mathematics of Newton's laws, when applied to the orbit of Uranus, said some massive body had to be there. Astronomers... more...

  • Biology Under the Influenceby Richard Lewontin; Richard Levins

    Monthly Review Press 2007; US$ 24.65

    How do we understand the world? While some look to the heavens for intelligent design, others argue that it is determined by information encoded in DNA. Science serves as an important activity for uncovering the processes and operations of nature, but it is also immersed in a social context where ideology influences the questions we ask and how... more...

  • Rosalind Franklinby Brenda Maddox

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99

    In 1962, Maurice Wilkins, Francis Crick, and James Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery. Brenda Maddox tells a powerful story of a remarkably single-minded, forthright, and tempestuous young woman who, at the age of fifteen, decided she was going to be a scientist,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease [2 volumes]by Evelyn Kelly

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 189.00

    Modern science has unlocked many of the mysteries of genetics, providing a blueprint for understanding the origins behind previously mysterious ailments and conditions, both common and uncommon. A complete understanding remains elusive, however: geneticists are still refining theories about what causes chromosomes to mutate, and genetic diseases remain... more...

  • Transfer and Expression of Eukaryotic Genesby H.S. Ginsberg

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Transfer and Expression of Eukaryotic Genes documents the progress in our understanding of the transfer and expression of eukaryotic genes. This book covers topics organized around three themes: gene expression and its regulation; in vivo gene transfer and development; and viral gene and oncogene systems. This text is divided into three sections encompassing... more...

  • Relics of Edenby Daniel J. Fairbanks

    Prometheus Books 2009; US$ 11.99

    Since the publication in 1859 of Darwin?s Origin of Species, debate over the theory of evolution has been continuous and often impassioned. In recent years, opponents of "Darwin?s dangerous idea" have mounted history?s most sophisticated and generously funded attack, claiming that evolution is "a theory in crisis." Ironically, these claims are being... more...

  • population genetics and ecologyby Samuel Karlin

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Population Genetics and Ecology is a collection of papers presented at a 1975 conference-workshop held in Israel and is devoted to topics in population genetics and ecology. Contributors discuss topics related to population genetics and ecology, including the determinants of genetic variation in natural populations; experimental design and analysis... more...

  • Praise of Chromosome "Folly"by Antonio Lima-de-Faria

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 43.00 US$ 39.13

    When examined carefully at the molecular level, the chromosome turns out to have created its own private world full of tricks, back door exits and novel solutions. This “folly” makes it an untamed innovator. Geneticists have been bewildered for decades. What kind of creature was actually the chromosome? Was it plastic, changing by innumerous... more...