Mortal and Immortal DNA
Science and the Lure of Myth
By Gerald Weissmann
(Bellevue Literary Press, Paperback, 9781934137161, 256pp.)
Publication Date: June 2009
"An absolute first-rate writer [on science and the arts]."--Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Gerald Weissmann, M.D., is a research professor of medicine, Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal, and Director of the Biotechnology Study Center at New York University School of Medicine. He is the author, most recently, of "Galileo's Gout: Science in an Age of Endarkenment." He lives in New York City and Woods Hole, Massachusetts.