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- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 19.18
Around 60,000 years ago, a man, identical to us in all important respects, walked the soil of Africa. Every man alive today is descended from him. How did he come to be father to all of us - a real-life Adam? And why do we come in such a huge variety of sizes, shapes, types and races if we all share a single prehistoric ancestor? In this fascinating... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 25.99
Coen's book is spiced with historic quotations and examples of plants' and animals' intriguing behaviour contains a wealth of interesting material Coen communicates his immense learning with a hundred appealing tales'Max PerutzHow is a tiny fertilised egg able to turn itself into a human being? How can an acorn transform itself into... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 27.50
A comprehensive view of the most heated debate of our time -- are genes the primary influence on human personality and behavior? In presenting the recent findings, William Wright argues that in a century dominated by psychoanalytic thought, there has been an insistence that humans, unlike all other species, are brought into the world as blank slates... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
Here is a Human Being delivers the first in-depth look at the Personal Genome Project?the effort to construct complete genomic maps of a specific human beings?written by one of the study?s ten human participants. Misha Angrist recounts the project?s fascinating nuances, including the larger-than-life personalities of the research subjects, the... more...
- Orion 2012; US$ 14.19
Since the discovery of DNA, scientists have believed that genes are fixed entities that cannot be changed by environment - we inherit them, pass them on to our children and take them with us when we die. Professor Tim Spector reveals how the latest genetic research and his own pioneering studies on epigenetics are rewriting everything we thought... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
Steve Jones?s highly acclaimed, double prize-winning, bestselling first book is now fully revised to cover all the new genetic breakthroughs from GM food to Dolly the sheep. ?An essential sightseer?s guide to our own genetic terrain.? Peter Tallack, Sunday Telegraph more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 189.00
This two-volume encyclopedia examines the history, characteristics, causes, and treatment of genetic disease, as well as the science of genetics itself. more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 99.00
Genome science or genomics is essential to advancing knowledge in the fields of biology and medicine. Specifically, researchers learn about the molecular biology behind genetic expression in living organisms and related methods of treating human genetic diseases (including gene therapy). Advances in Genome Science is an e-book series which provides... more...