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The Misunderstood Gene

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PAPERBACK

$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674010093

Publication Date: 11/30/2002

Academic Trade

238 pages

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

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Concept of the Gene
  • 2. Can We Get Rid of the Gene Concept?
  • 3. Investigating What Genes Really Do
  • 4. Genes That Cause Diseases
  • 5. Knockout Surprises
  • 6. Molecules to Mind
  • 7. Genes Controlling Life and Death
  • 8. Genes Affecting Behavior
  • 9. Whither Genetic Determinism?
  • 10. Human Evolution and Eugenics
  • Notes
  • Index

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