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DNA: The Secret of Life

DNA: The Secret of Life

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2004
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0375710078
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9780375710070
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Fifty years ago, James D. Watson, then just twentyfour, helped launch the greatest ongoing scientific quest of our time. Now, with unique authority and sweeping vision, he gives us the first full account of the genetic revolution—from Mendel’s garden to the double helix to the sequencing of the hum ...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