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Life Without Genes: The History and Future of Biological Information

By: Adrian Woolfson

Harper Collins

Paperback | Sep 2000 | #110888 | ISBN: 0006548741
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #97741 | ISBN: 0002556189
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Shows us a world dominated by biological machines, artificially evolved by accelerated evolution, arguing that exploration of the library of all possible creatures could result in biological creatures far outstripping current human capacities for consciousness and intelligence.

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Adrian Woolfson was educated in London, Cambridge and Oxford. He is a Wellcome Research Fellow at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge and the Charles and Katherine Darwin Research Fellow at Darwin College, Cambridge. 'A welcome antidote to the naive genetic determinism all too prevalent in popular science, and a pleasure to read. You have nothing to lose but your genes!' IAN STEWART, author of Does God Play Dice? and Life's Other Secret

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