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  • An Appetite For Wonder: The Making of a Scientistby Richard Dawkins

    Transworld 2013; US$ 14.09

    Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists, Richard Dawkins was bound to have biology in his genes. But what were the influences that shaped his life? And who inspired him to become the pioneering scientist and public thinker now famous (and infamous to some) around... more...

  • Rice Genetics Vby Darshan S Brar; David J Mackill; Bill Hardy

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 82.00

    Rice is now the model plant for genetic research on crop plants; and those who work on rice do so not only to help grow and eat it, but also to advance the frontiers of genetics and molecular biology. Progress made in the last 20 years, since the first International Rice Genetics Symposium (IRGS), has made rice the organism of choice for research on... more...

  • Mastermindsby David Ewing Duncan

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    James Watson, J. Craig Venter, Francis Collins, Cynthia Kenyon . . . you may not know them, but you should. They are the masterminds of genetics and biotechnology who want you to live to be 150 years old, to regenerate your heart and brain, to create synthetic life. For better or worse, they are about to alter life on earth forever. Award-winning... more...

  • Evolution after Gene Duplicationby Katharina Dittmar; David Liberles

    Wiley 2011; US$ 121.95 US$ 105.69

    Gene duplication has long been believed to have played a major role in the rise of biological novelty through evolution of new function and gene expression patterns. The first book to examine gene duplication across all levels of biological organization, Evolution after Gene Duplication presents a comprehensive picture of the mechanistic process... more...

  • Micrornas in Development and Cancerby Frank J. Slack

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 82.00

    MicroRNAs have recently emerged as key regulators of gene expression during development and are frequently misexpressed in human disease states, in particular cancer. These 22-nucleotide-long transcripts act to promote or repress cell proliferation, migration and apoptosis during development, all of which are processes that go awry in cancer. Thus,... more...

  • Genome Informatics 2010by Tatsuya Akutsu; Minoru Kanehisa; Edda Klipp

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 88.00

    This volume contains 18 peer-reviewed papers based on the presentations at the 10th Annual International Workshop on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (IBSB 2010) held at Kyoto University from July 26 to July 28, 2010. This workshop started in 2001 as an event for doctoral students and young researchers to present and discuss their research results... more...

  • Advances in Genomic Sequence Analysis and Pattern Discoveryby Laura Elnitski; Helen Piontkivska; Lonnie R. Welch

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 84.00

    Mapping the genomic landscapes is one of the most exciting frontiers of science. We have the opportunity to reverse engineer the blueprints and the control systems of living organisms. Computational tools are key enablers in the deciphering process. This book provides an in-depth presentation of some of the important computational biology approaches... more...

  • Genetics: Bullet Guides Everything You Need to Get Startedby James Napier

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 8.99

    Open this book and you will Learn how genes work Look at the latest technologies Tackle controversial issues Understand who you are more...

  • Born That Wayby William Wright

    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...

  • Identically Differentby Tim Spector

    Orion 2012; US$ 12.99

    Professor Tim Spector reveals the astonishing new science that is changing everything we thought we knew about genes and identity. 'Lucid, surprising and with a very human face. It brings epigenetics alive ... a great read!' Michael Mosley Since the discovery of DNA, scientists have believed that genes are fixed entities that cannot be changed... more...