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    Life's Greatest Secret von Cobb, Matthew

    The Race to Crack the Genetic Code
    Life´s Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough has had far-reaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. The code forms the most striking proof of Darwin´s hypothesis that all organisms are related, holds tremendous promise for improving human well-being, and has transformed the way we think about life. Matthew Cobb interweaves science, biography and anecdote in a book that mixes remarkable insights, theoretical dead-ends and ingenious experiments with the pace of a thriller. He describes cooperation and competition among some of the twentieth century´s most outstanding and eccentric minds, moves between biology, physics and chemistry, and shows the part played by computing and cybernetics. The story spans the globe, from Cambridge MA to Cambridge UK, New York to Paris, London to Moscow. It is both thrilling science and a fascinating story about how science is done.
    B-Format Paperback
    Autor Cobb, Matthew
    Verlag Profile Books
    Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
    Erscheinungsjahr 2016
    Meldetext Lieferbar in ca. 10-20 Arbeitstagen
    Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
    Abbildungen s/w. Fotos
    Masse H19.8 cm x B12.8 cm x D3.5 cm 387 g
    Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
    Lieferbar in ca. 10-20 Arbeitstagen
    Fr. 18.50
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    Über den Autor Cobb, Matthew

    Matthew Cobb is Professor of Zoology at the University of Manchester where his research focuses on the sense of smell, insect behaviour and the history of science. His books include The Egg & Sperm Race and acclaimed accounts of the French Resistance during the Second World War and the liberation of Paris in 1944.

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