The Eighth Day Of Creation: Makers Of The Revolution In Biology, Commemorative Edition: 25th Anniversaty Edition

15 janvier 1996|
The Eighth Day Of Creation: Makers Of The Revolution In Biology, Commemorative Edition: 25th Anniversaty Edition de Horace Freeland Judson
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In this classic book, the distinguished science writer Horace Freeland Judson tells the story of the birth and early development of molecular biology in the US, the UK, and France. The fascinating story of the golden period from the revelation of the double helix of DNA to the cracking of the genetic code and first glimpses of gene regulation is told largely in the words of the main players, all of whom Judson interviewed extensively. The result is a book widely regarded as the best history of recent biological science yet published. This commemorative edition, honoring the memory of the author who died in 2011, contains essays by his daughter Olivia Judson, Matthew Meselson, and Mark Ptashne and an obituary by Jason Pontin. It contains all the content added to previous editions, including essays on some of the principal historical figures involved, such as Rosalind Franklin, and a sketch of the further development of molecular biology in the era of recombinant DNA.
Horace Freeland Judson is the former director of the Center for History of Recent Science, which he founded at George Washington University. He has been a MacArthur fellow and has written for many publications including The New Yorker, Harper''s Nature, JAMA, The New England Journal of Medicine, Cell, The Lancet, and Gene; and he was a...
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Titre :The Eighth Day Of Creation: Makers Of The Revolution In Biology, Commemorative Edition: 25th Anniversaty Edition
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :720 pages, 10 X 6.89 X 1.3 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :720 pages, 10 X 6.89 X 1.3 po
Publié le :15 janvier 1996
Publié par :Oxford University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780879694784

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