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Jennifer Ackerman - Chance in the House of Fate - 9780747558200 - KKD0001394
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Chance in the House of Fate

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Description for Chance in the House of Fate Paperback. Scientists have discovered that at the most fundamental level humans are genetically linked to every part of the natural world. A dog is 85 per cent genetically identical to a human and humans have only twice as many genes as a worm or a fly. This work brings together these astonishing discoveries, and offers a vision of the impact these findings. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: PSAK; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 202 x 18. Weight in Grams: 222. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
_______________ 'Accessible and thought-provoking' - Scotland on Sunday 'The biggest biology story of the last ten years. Jennifer Ackerman has risen to the occasion with a beautiful meditation on our likeness' - Jonathan Weiner, author of The Beak of the Finch ‘Written with grace and intelligence, warmed by personal story' - Alan Lightman, author of Einstein's Dreams and The Diagnosis _______________ In the last decade, scientists across the world have raced to be the first to crack the code of the human genome, exposing a startling new message: at the most fundamental level, humans are genetically ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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About Jennifer Ackerman
Jennifer Ackerman writes for the NEW YORK TIMES and NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC and has lectured at Harvard and MIT. Her first book NOTES FROM THE SHORE was published in 1995.

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