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- DescriptionJames Watson, the co-discoverer of the structure of DNA and author of the international bestseller The Double Helix, tells the story of the amazing molecule since its discovery fifty years ago, following modern genetics from his own Nobel prize-winning work in the fifties to today's Dolly the sheep, designer babies and GM foods. Professor Watson introduces the science of modern genetics, along with its history and its implications, in this magnificent guide to one of the most triumphant achievements of human science.
- Author BiographyBorn in the US, James Watson won the Nobel Prize for Physiology/ Medicine in 1962 for elucidating the structure and function of DNA, along with the Englishmen Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins. After studying and teaching at Harvard and Cambridge Universities, he has worked at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York State for the last three decades, for most of that time as its director . He is the author of a number of books, including the international bestseller The Double Helix.
- Author(s)James D. Watson
- Date of Publication01/04/2004
- SubjectPopular Science
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintArrow Books Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight406 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine33 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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