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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User Review  - Santhosh Girirajan - Goodreads

It was interesting to read about how scientists and trainees worked on cutting-edge problems in the late 80s and early 90s. I enjoyed reading this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Jim Mullen - Goodreads

A great book. Although I am a scientist, one need not be though to truly enjoy this book and the tremendous science involved. The author did a tremendous job of capturing the passion involved in this groundbreaking work. Read full review


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About the author (1988)

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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