The eighth day of creation: makers of the revolution in biology

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Simon and Schuster, 1979 - Religion - 686 pages
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This historical account of the revolution in molecular biology discusses the important, far-reaching discoveries, the scientists who made them, and their immense promise for research, for medicine, and for industry

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User Review  - Grzegorz Chrupała - Goodreads

The Eighth Day of Creation by Horace Freeland Judson is about the exciting epoch in the 1940s, 50s and 60s when scientists such as Max Delbrück, Francis Crick, James Watson, Jacques Monod, François ... Read full review

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One of the best science books I have ever read. A real classic! Read full review

Contents

Foreword
9
DNA you know is Midas gold Everybody
70
Then they ask you What is the significance of
147
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About the author (1979)

Horace Freeland Judson is a historian of molecular biology. In addition to his previous books, he has written for many magazines, including "The New Yorker" and "Time". In 1987 Judson received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship. He lives in Baltimore, Maaryland.

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