Cartoon Guide to Genetics

Paperback | August 14, 1991

byLarry Gonick

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Have you ever asked yourself:

Are spliced genes the same as mended Levis?

Watson and Crick? Aren't they a team of British detectives?

Plant sex? Can they do that?

Is Genetic Mutation the name of one of those heavy metal bands?

Asparagine? Which of the four food groups is that in?

Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Genetics to explain the important concepts of classical and modern genetics—it's not only educational, it's funny too!

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Have you ever asked yourself:Are spliced genes the same as mended Levis?Watson and Crick? Aren't they a team of British detectives?Plant sex? Can they do that?Is Genetic Mutation the name of one of those heavy metal bands?Asparagine? Which of the four food groups is that in?Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Genetics to explain the imp...

Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain history, science, and other big subjects for more than thirty years, ever since Blood from a Stone: A Cartoon Guide to Tax Reform appeared in 1977. He has been a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and is staff cartoonist for Muse magazine.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 0.56 inPublished:August 14, 1991Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062730991

ISBN - 13:9780062730992

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"If you can't learn Mendelian genetics from this text, I guess you never will." (New Scientist)