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Making Genes, Making Waves

A Social Activist in Science

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HARDCOVER

$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674009288

Publication Date: 10/15/2002

Short

254 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

4 halftones, 3 line illustrations

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  • 1. The Quail Farmer and the Scientist
  • 2. Becoming a Scientist
  • 3. Becoming an Activist
  • 4. On Which Side Are the Angels?
  • 5. The Tarantella of the Living
  • 6. Does Science Take a Back Seat to Politics?
  • 7. Their Own Atomic History
  • 8. The Myth of the Criminal Chromosome
  • 9. It’s the Devil in Your DNA
  • 10. I’m Not Very Scary Anymore
  • 11. Story-Telling in Science
  • 12. Geneticists and the Two Cultures
  • 13. The Scientist and the Quail Farmer
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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