DNA: The Story of the Genetic Revolution
The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade.
James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from the discovery of the double helix to today's controversies to what the future may hold. Updated to include new findings in gene editing, epigenetics, agricultural chemistry, as well as two entirely new chapters on personal genomics and cancer research. This is the most comprehensive and authoritative exploration of DNA's impact--practical, social, and ethical--on our society and our world.
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This Is Life 33
Bringing DNA to Life 61
Customized DNA Molecules 85
Genetically Modified Food 133
Lifes Screenplay 163
The First of the Rest of Us 195
DNA and the Human Past 261
DNAs Day in Court 295
Hunting and Treating Human Disease 327
Nature vs Nurture 369
War Without End? 397
Our Genes and Our Future 429
Further Reading 449
Evolution in Action 227
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