Coverart for item
The Resource DNA : the story of the genetic revolution, James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry and Kevin Davies

DNA : the story of the genetic revolution, James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry and Kevin Davies

Label
DNA : the story of the genetic revolution
Title
DNA
Title remainder
the story of the genetic revolution
Statement of responsibility
James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry and Kevin Davies
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from the discovery of the double helix to today's controversies to what the future may hold. Updated to include new findings in gene editing, epigenetics, agricultural chemistry, as well as two entirely new chapters on personal genomics and cancer research. This is the most comprehensive and authoritative exploration of DNA's impact--practical, social, and ethical--on our society and our world"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CGL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson, James D.
Dewey number
576.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH437
LC item number
.W387 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QU 11.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berry, Andrew James
  • Davies, Kevin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetics
  • DNA
Label
DNA : the story of the genetic revolution, James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry and Kevin Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-456) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of genetics : from Mendel to Hitler -- The double helix : this is life -- Reading the code : bringing DNA to life -- Playing God : customized DNA molecules -- DNA, dollars, and drugs : biotechnology -- Tempest in a cereal box : genetically modified agriculture -- The human genome : life's screenplay -- Personal genetics : the first of the rest of us -- Reading genomes : evolution in action -- Out of Africa : DNA and the human past -- Genetic fingerprinting : DNA's day in court -- Disease genes : hunting and treating human disease -- Who we are : nature vs. nurture -- Cancer : war without end?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Newly revised and updated, Second edition.
Extent
xiv, 487 pages
Isbn
9780385351188
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016058413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • 933856
  • (OCoLC)1000519591
  • (OCoLC)on1000519591
  • 933856
Label
DNA : the story of the genetic revolution, James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry and Kevin Davies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-456) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of genetics : from Mendel to Hitler -- The double helix : this is life -- Reading the code : bringing DNA to life -- Playing God : customized DNA molecules -- DNA, dollars, and drugs : biotechnology -- Tempest in a cereal box : genetically modified agriculture -- The human genome : life's screenplay -- Personal genetics : the first of the rest of us -- Reading genomes : evolution in action -- Out of Africa : DNA and the human past -- Genetic fingerprinting : DNA's day in court -- Disease genes : hunting and treating human disease -- Who we are : nature vs. nurture -- Cancer : war without end?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Newly revised and updated, Second edition.
Extent
xiv, 487 pages
Isbn
9780385351188
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016058413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • 933856
  • (OCoLC)1000519591
  • (OCoLC)on1000519591
  • 933856

Library Locations

    • Richland Library MainBorrow it
      1431 Assembly St., Columbia, SC, 29201, US
      34.004625 -81.037160
Processing Feedback ...