Genome : the autobiography of a species in 23 chapters.

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Genome : the autobiography of a species in 23 chapters.

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T0361018

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74VvE35RlQpb

Genome : the autobiography of a species in 23 chapters.

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Genome : the autobiography of a species in 23 chapters.

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Genome : the autobiography of a species in 23 chapters.

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Publisher

London : Fourth Estate, 1999.

Date

1999.

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T0361018

Record Identifier

74VvE35RlQpb

Language

English

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Contents

344 p. ; 25 cm. 1. Life -- 2. Species -- 3. History -- 4. Fate -- 5. Environment -- 6. Intelligence -- 7. Instinct -- X and Y. Conflict -- 8. Self-Interest -- 9. Disease -- 10. Stress -- 11. Personality -- 12. Self-Assembly -- 13. Pre-History -- 14. Immortality -- 15. Sex -- 16. Memory -- 17. Death...

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London : Fourth Estate, 1999.

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Summary

"By picking one newly discovered gene from each of the 23 human 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 future medicine. He finds genes that we share with bacteria, genes that distinguish us from chimpanzees, genes that can condemn us to cruel diseas...

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Genome : the autobiography of a species in 23 chapters.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

State Reference Library copy: transferred from 572.86/3.

Transferred from K0003427.

Date Published

1999.

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T0361018

Record Identifier

74VvE35RlQpb

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ISBN

185702835X (pbk.)

9781857028348 :

1857028341 :

9781857028348

1857028341

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572.86

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991011639629702626

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