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Genome

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ISBN-10: 0060932902

ISBN-13: 9780060932909

Edition: 2000

Authors: Matt Ridley

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The genome's been mapped. But what does it mean? Arguably the most significant scientific discoveru of the new century, the mapping of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes that make up the human genome raises almost as many questions as it answers. Questions that will profoundly impact the way we think about disease, about longevity, and about free will. Questions that will affect the rest of your life. Genome offers extraordinary insight into the ramifications of this incredible breakthrough. By picking one newly discovered gene from each pair of chromosomes and telling its story, Matt Ridley recounts the history of our species and its ancestors from the dawn of life to the brink of…    
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/3/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Life
Species
History
Fate
Environment
Intelligence
Instinct
Conflict
Self-Interest
Disease
Stress
Personality
Self-Assembly
Pre-History
Immortality
Sex
Memory
Death
Cures
Prevention
Politics
Eugenics
Free Will
Bibliography and Notes
Index