Genome War How Craig Venter Tried to Capture the Code of Life and Save the World

ISBN-10: 0345433742

ISBN-13: 9780345433749

Edition: N/A

Authors: James Shreeve

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The Genome-the genetic code of human existence, the "book of life," the greatest mystery in all biology. Unraveling it could alter medicine and help the world; being the first to succeed could mean making millions of dollars.
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880

James Shreeve is the author of The Neandertal Enigma: Solving the Mystery of Modern Human Origin, and coauthor of Lucy’s Child: The Discovery of a Human Ancestor. His articles have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Discover, National Geographic, Science, Smithsonian, and other publications. He has been a fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and of the Alicia Patterson Foundation. Shreeve lives in South Orange, New Jersey. From the Hardcover edition.

Prologue
May 1998: "You Can Do Mouse"
The Secret of Life
Down Bungtown Road
Genesis
The Code Breaker
This Guy Can Get Sequencers to Work
The Quieter World
H Flu
A Hundred Million Customers
The Gene Hunter
All Hands
Dead on Arrival
Venter Units
War
The Ides of March
He Doesn't Get It
The Hand of Man
Evil Boy
Chess Games
How to Assemble a Fly
Line 678
Dancing in Miami
Getting to No
Things Being What They Are
A Garden Party
End Game
Epilogue: A Beautiful Moment
A Note on Sources
Notes
Acknowledgments
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