The Eighth Day of Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Biology

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Simon and Schuster, 1980 - Science - 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  - Frank Ryan - Goodreads

One of the great works of scientific biography. It vividly brings to life the DNA story. The only book on scientific biography I have ever read again and again. Utterly brilliant. Read full review

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Best history of the discovery of the structure of DNA. Read full review


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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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