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Product Description: The human genome is indeed a mysterious world, but, as this fascinating book shows, its vital secrets are now being uncovered. The latest studies are revealing exciting new discoveries, such as how the DNA and related chemical compounds in our cells work together to direct the processes of life...read more

Hardcover:

9781633881525 | 1 edition (Prometheus Books, February 16, 2016), cover price $28.00

Paperback:

9780007549085 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, April 7, 2016, cover price $15.70 | About this edition: The human genome is indeed a mysterious world, but, as this fascinating book shows, its vital secrets are now being uncovered.

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Product Description: The DNA sequence that comprises the human genome--the genetic blueprint found in each of our cells--is undoubtedly the greatest code ever to be broken. Completed at the dawn of a new millennium, the feat electrified both the scientific community and the general public with its tantalizing promise of new and better treatments for countless diseases, including Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes, and Parkinson's...read more

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9781936140152 | Random House Inc, January 20, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The DNA sequence that comprises the human genome--the genetic blueprint found in each of our cells--is undoubtedly the greatest code ever to be broken.

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Product Description: Completion of the Human Genome Project is just the tip of the iceberg in our understanding of human genetics. How can information gathered during the Human Genome Project be used? This brief booklet explains in accessible language what readers need to understand about the Human Genome Project, including the background, findings, and social and ethical implications...read more

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9780805348774 | 2 edition (Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co, October 1, 2005), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Completion of the Human Genome Project is just the tip of the iceberg in our understanding of human genetics.

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Product Description: This is not another book about the Human Genome Project. It is, however, about the human genome: the genes that make it up, what the genes do when they are acting properly, and what happens when these genes are damaged. Designed for today's reader who demands quick answers to a wide range of questions, this book is intended to offer the nonspecialist a first-stop, but fairly detailed, guide to the genome...read more

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9781573565295 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 30, 2005, cover price $87.00 | About this edition: This is not another book about the Human Genome Project.

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Based on an exhibition by the American Museum of Natural History, this unique book explores the 'Genomic Revolution,' covering cloning, genetic engineering, and biodiversity, as well as ethical issues surrounding each of these topics.

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9780471453314 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 28, 2004, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: Based on an exhibition by the American Museum of Natural History, this unique book explores the 'Genomic Revolution,' covering cloning, genetic engineering, and biodiversity, as well as ethical issues surrounding each of these topics.

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Product Description: In 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick unveiled the double helix structure of DNA. The discovery was a profound moment in the history of science, but solving the structure of the genetic material did not reveal what the human genome sequence actually was, or what it says about who we are...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780743204798 | Free Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A story of the race to crack the secrets of the human genome captures all the drama of the players involved, the project's leaders, Francis Collins and Craig Venter, and the secrets behind the most important scientific achievement of our time.

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9780801871405 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 29, 2002, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick unveiled the double helix structure of DNA.

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Product Description: From the discoveries of Watson and Crick to the appearance of Dolly the Sheep, the last fifty years have ushered in a revolution of knowledge in how organisms develop, function, and replicate. Scientists are now engaged in an epic task that will catapult the revolution to new heights: the sequencing of the human genome...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By American Museum of Natural History (corporate author), Rob Desalle (editor) and Michael Yudell (editor)

Hardcover:

9780309074360 | Joseph Henry Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From the discoveries of Watson and Crick to the appearance of Dolly the Sheep, the last fifty years have ushered in a revolution of knowledge in how organisms develop, function, and replicate.

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Product Description: With the decoding of the human genome, researchers can now read the genetic program that evolution has written for the human body. A new generation of medical treatments is at hand, and researchers hope to uncover the genetic roots of illness and develop new therapies for most major diseases...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780743216050 | Simon & Schuster, August 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: An exploration into genomics and the sequencing of the human genome details how this science will help discover the genetic causes of disease, allow for individualized diagnostics, and open the door for innovative treatments.

Paperback:

9780743223188 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 2002), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: With the decoding of the human genome, researchers can now read the genetic program that evolution has written for the human body.

Miscellaneous:

9780743217392 | Simon & Schuster, March 2, 2002, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In this work, author Nicholas Wade claims that medicine is still in the dark ages.

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Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

Hardcover:

9780060194970 | Harpercollins, February 1, 2000, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species

Paperback:

9780060894085, titled "Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters" | 1 reprint edition (Perennial, May 30, 2006), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.
9789990220636 | Harpercollins, October 30, 2000, cover price $0.02
9780060932909 | Harpercollins, October 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

Reinforced:

9780606314152 | Demco Media, September 30, 2000, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

Prebinding:

9781417788989 | Turtleback Books, May 30, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

Prebinding:

9781417639922 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2000, cover price $23.85 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

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