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Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Genetics

The Language of the Genes Biology, History and the Evolutionary Future

By: Steve Jones
340 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: HarperCollins
The Language of the Genes
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A witty and informative account not so much about genetic rules as about human history - the relatedness of the peoples of the world, how we evolved and how natural selection still plays a part in our development. Winner of the Rhone-Poulenc Prize for the best science book of the year.

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Steve Jones is Professor of Genetics and Head of the Galton Laboratory, University College, London. In 1991 he gave the BBC Reith Lectures on the subject of genetics and evolution. In 1996, the Royal Society presented him with the Michael Faraday Award given annually to the scientist who has done the most to further the public understanding of science. Professor Jones was born in Wales, educated in Scotland and lives in London. He is co-editor of the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, and joint author of Genetics for Beginners and of the Open University's final-year genetics textbook. On balance he prefers snails to humans.
By: Steve Jones
340 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: HarperCollins
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