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Author Hargittai, István

Title The DNA doctor : candid conversations with James D. Watson / István Hargittai
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 220 pages) : illustrations
Contents First conversation -- Second conversation -- Third conversation -- Appendix 1 : sampler of quotable Watson -- Appendix 2 : Watson through the eyes of others : a sampler -- Appendix 3 : J.D. Bernal's review of The double helix -- Appendix 4 : Watson's foreword to The road to Stockholm
Summary Three in-depth conversations with the Nobel laureate co-discoverer of the double helix and the first director of the Human Genome Project cover a wide range of topics, including progress in science; the scientist's role in modern life; women in science; scientific ethics; terrorism; religion; multiculturalism; and how genetics may improve human lives. Reflections by further illustrious contributors to the scientific revolution and the author's commentaries provide a glimpse into the thinking of scientists who largely determine the progress of humankind in our time
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Watson, James D., 1928- -- Interviews
Watson, James D., 1928-
Watson, James D., 1928-
Molecular biologists -- United States -- Interviews
Molecular biology.
DNA -- history
Molecular Biology -- Interview
Molecular Biology -- Interview
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology -- history
molecular biology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Molecular Biology.
Molecular biologists
Molecular biology
United States
Genre/Form interviews.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007282376
ISBN 9789812770035