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Author Watson, James D., 1928-

Title A passion for DNA : genes, genomes, and society / James D. Watson ; introduction, afterword, and annotations by Walter Gratzer
Published Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 264 pages)
Summary Annotation <p>Jim Watson is one of the world's most famous scientists. A principal architect and visionary of modern biology, a Nobel Prize winner at 34, and best selling author at 40 (<i>The Double Helix</i>), he has been a fearless commentator on the march of DNA science and its impact on society for over twenty years. This sparkling collection was a bestseller in hardcover, and, for the paperback edition, the author has added three newly written essays containing his reflections on the survival value of pursuing happiness, advice for new college graduates, and his thoughts on the completion of a draft of the human genome, a project he initiated over ten years ago.</p><p>Published/distributed in conjunction with Oxford University Press.</p><em>All orders from the UK and Australia must be directed to:</em><p>Oxford University Press<br>Saxon Way West<br>Corby, Northants NN18 9ES<br>United Kingdom<br>Tel: 01536-454534<br>Fax: 01536-746337<br>e-mail: <a href=""></a></p>
Notes "With three new essays by the author."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Genetics -- Social aspects.
Molecular genetics.
Science and civilization.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0879696095
0879696648 (electronic bk.)
9780879696641 (electronic bk.)