The Language of Genes

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The Language of Genes

Solving the Mysteries of Our Genetic Past, Present and Future

By Steve Jones

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385474283, 272pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1995

Description
Displaying a remarkable ability to illustrate complex ideas simply, geneticist Jones takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the world of human genetics, explaining how the field began, the role genes play in shaping who and what we are, and the effects that new genetic discoveries have had on the basic theories of evolution.

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