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A Passion for DNA: Genes, Genomes, and Society

A Passion for DNA: Genes, Genomes, and Society

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2000
ISBN
0879695811
ISBN13
9780879695811
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A principal architect and visionary of the new biology, a Nobel Prize-winner at 34 and best-selling author at 40 (The Double Helix), James D. Watson had the authority, flair, and courage to take an early and prominent role as commentator on the march of DNA science and its implications for society. ...more

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In 1928, James D. Watson was born in Chicago. Watson, who co-discovered the double helix structure of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) at age 25, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962, along with https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/218573.Francis_Crick" title="Francis Crick" rel="nofollow">Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins. His bird-watching hobby prompt...more