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The Gene: An Intimate History - Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Gene: An Intimate History
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to “read” and “write” our own genetic information?The extraordinary Siddhartha... show more
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to “read” and “write” our own genetic information?The extraordinary Siddhartha Mukherjee has a written a biography of the gene as deft, brilliant, and illuminati
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ISBN: 9781508211396
Publisher: Simon Schuster Audio
Pages no: 19
Edition language: English
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JB's Reading Life
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5.0 The Gene: An Intimate History
If you are a seeker of the ultimate truths then this a book to read. It is a detailed history of the understanding of how the machinery of life and reproduction works, from the ideas of the ancient philosophers through to Darwin, Mendal, Watson & Crick and on to the scary world of re-programming the...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 The Gene
The book is subtitled "An Intimate History" and this is what Siddharta Mukherjee provides with this book: a comprehensive overview of genetics and the discovery of the human gene. Starting with Gregor Mendel and his experiments with peas and up to the modern day and its use of the genetic knowledge ...
Jess Reads
Jess Reads rated it
5.0 The Gene: An Intimate History
I am in utter awe of this book. Truly. It's fascinating and troubling and I wanted to start reading it all over again once I finished.
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5.0 The Gene: An Intimate History
The Gene: An Intimate History reads like both a textbook and an epic adventure tale. Siddhartha Mukherjee takes a serious scientific topic; captures history, terminology, facts, and figures; and presents it in an approachable way. I find myself unable to put the book down because I want to know what...
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