Natural Obsessions: The Search for the Oncogene

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Houghton Mifflin, 1988 - Fiction - 394 pages
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On the leading edge of biological discovery is one of the most renowned cancer research laboratories in the world. The implications of their discoveries form tomorrow's headlines, yet Angier writes about the scientists themselves and not merely theri successes. 4-page photo insert.

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This book takes a behind the scenes, or rather behind the benches, look at cancer research labs in the 1980's in the race to discover and understand oncogenes - genes that cause cancer. Laced with ... Read full review

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In recent years, molecular biology has developed so rapidly and become so complex, it is difficult even for a scientist to follow the latest manipulations of genetic material and related discoveries ... Read full review


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Natale Angier is a Pulitzer Prize winning writer for the New York Times and a frequent contributor to many magazines. Her honors include the Lewis Thomas Award and the AAAS Science Journalism Award. Her books include Natural Obsessions: Striving to Unlock the Deepest Secrets of the Cancer Cell and The Beauty of the Beastly: New Views on the Nature of Life. She lives near Washington D.C.

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