Dancing Naked In The Mind Field

Author: Kary Mullis
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307772780
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Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist. Kary Mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science.

Dancing Naked In The Mind Field

Author: Kary B. Mullis
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679774009
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Known for his expertise as a surfer, his belief in aliens, and his penchant for questioning scientific dogma, the winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Chemistry takes on a wide range of subjects, from cloning to the O. J. Simpson trial.

Dancing Naked In The Mind Field

Author: Kary B. Mullis
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9780747545538
Size: 61.85 MB
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Mullis writes with passion and humour about a wide range of subjects: from science to parapsychology, cloning to HIV and AIDS, global warming to astrology and religion, from the O.J.Simpson trial to a method for turning on a light bulb with ...

The Polymerase Chain Reaction

Author: Kary B. Mullis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461202574
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James D. Watson When, in late March of 1953, Francis Crick and I came to write the first Nature paper describing the double helical structure of the DNA molecule, Francis had wanted to include a lengthy discussion of the genetic ...

Ufo Headquarters

Author: Susan Wright
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312207816
Size: 43.83 MB
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" Now UFO writer Susan Wright seeks to answer the riddle once and for all, delving into previously secret government documents, drawing on eyewitness accounts, and ripping the veil of secrecy off Area 51 and the research that really goes on ...

Uncle Tungsten

Author: Oliver Sacks
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0804172153
Size: 58.24 MB
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In Uncle Tungsten we meet Sacks’ extraordinary family, from his surgeon mother (who introduces the fourteen-year-old Oliver to the art of human dissection) and his father, a family doctor who imbues in his son an early enthusiasm for ...

Avoid Boring People

Author: James D. Watson
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780192802736
Size: 65.84 MB
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Avoid Boring People, is a quirky, original, wise, and infuriatingly un-put-downable blend of candid anecdotes and revealing insights into the life of one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century.

Lab Girl

Author: Hope Jahren
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101874945
Size: 56.29 MB
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Here is an eloquent demonstration of what can happen when you find the stamina, passion, and sense of sacrifice needed to make a life out of what you truly love, as you discover along the way the person you were meant to be.

A Life Decoded

Author: J. Craig Venter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101202564
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In A Life Decoded, J. Craig Venter traces his rise from an uninspired student to one of the most fascinating and controversial figures in science today.

Ignorance

Author: Stuart Firestein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199939330
Size: 70.80 MB
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The book concludes with four case histories--in cognitive psychology, theoretical physics, astronomy, and neuroscience--that provide a feel for the nuts and bolts of ignorance, the day-to-day battle that goes on in scientific laboratories ...