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  • Monkeyluvby Robert M Sapolsky

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.09

    Described by Oliver Sacks as 'one of the best scientist-writers of our time', Robert M. Sapolsky here presents the human animal in all its quirkiness and diversity. In these remarkable essays, Sapolsky once again deploys his compassion and insights into the human condition to tell us who, why and how we are. Monkeyluv touches on themes such as... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 83.95 US$ 72.76

    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, composites,... more...

  • Human Geneticsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • The Double Helixby James D. Watson

    Scribner 2011; US$ 16.99

    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 MFA Ph.D. Moyra M.D. Smith

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    The author reviews published research in functional genomics and phenotypic variation carried out primarily since 2006. Topics reviewed include investigations in genome architecture, gene structure, regulation and function of organelles including mitochondria and the endosome lysosome system. New insights into neurodevelopment and neurobehavioral... 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...

  • DNA Polymerasesby Ulrich Hubscher; Silvio Spadari; Giuseppe Villani

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 104.00

    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...

  • Probability and Mathematical Geneticsby N. H. Bingham; C. M. Goldie

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 87.00 US$ 71.34

    Leading authorities cover a wide range of currently topical problems in probability and mathematical genetics. more...

  • Climbing Mount Improbableby Richard Dawkins

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 14.09

    How could such an intricate object as the human eye - so complex and so precise - have come about by chance? In this masterful piece of popular science, Richard Dawkins builds a powerful and carefully reasoned argument for evolutionary adapatation as the force behind all life on earth. The metaphor of 'Mount Improbable' represents the combination of... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Genes & Cloningby Jess Buxton; Jon Turney

    Rough Guides Ltd 2007; Not Available

    What exactly is a gene? How does cloning actually work? Are designer babies a bad idea? Could we ever clone a human? The Rough Guide To Genes & Cloning answers all these questions and more. From the inside story of cells and their structure and the sleuths who cracked the genetic code to DNA cloning, twins and Dolly the sheep. Illustrated throughout... more...