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The Resource She has her mother's laugh : the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity, Carl Zimmer

She has her mother's laugh : the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity, Carl Zimmer

Label
She has her mother's laugh : the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity
Title
She has her mother's laugh
Title remainder
the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity
Statement of responsibility
Carl Zimmer
Title variation
  • What heredity is, is not, and may become
  • She has her mothers laugh
Title variation remainder
the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of the human understanding of heredity and how it has shaped society, chronicling the transitions brought about by genetic research and making predictions about how evolving understandings are likely to impact the future
Summary
The award-winning columnist and author of Parasite Rex presents a history of our understanding of heredity and how it has shaped human society, chronicling the transitions brought about by genetic research and sharing anecdotal insights into his own family's experiences while making predictions about how evolving understandings are likely to impact the future
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10658065
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zimmer, Carl
Dewey number
576.5
Index
index present
LC call number
QH431
LC item number
.Z53 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QU 500
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heredity
  • Human genetics
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity
Label
She has her mother's laugh : the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity, Carl Zimmer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-642) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. A stroke on the cheek -- The light trifle of his substance -- Traveling across the face of time -- This race should end with them -- Attagirl -- Part II. Wayward DNA -- An evening's revelry -- The sleeping branches -- Individual Z -- Mongrels -- Nine foot high complete -- Ed and Fred -- Part III. The pedigree within -- Ex ovo omnia -- Witch's-broom -- Chimeras -- Part IV. Other channels -- You, my friend, are a wonderland -- Flowering monsters -- The teachable ape -- Part V. The sun chariot -- Yet greatly did he dare -- Orphaned at conception -- The planet's heirs
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 657 pages
Isbn
9781101984598
Lccn
2017046101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004448431
Label
She has her mother's laugh : the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity, Carl Zimmer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-642) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. A stroke on the cheek -- The light trifle of his substance -- Traveling across the face of time -- This race should end with them -- Attagirl -- Part II. Wayward DNA -- An evening's revelry -- The sleeping branches -- Individual Z -- Mongrels -- Nine foot high complete -- Ed and Fred -- Part III. The pedigree within -- Ex ovo omnia -- Witch's-broom -- Chimeras -- Part IV. Other channels -- You, my friend, are a wonderland -- Flowering monsters -- The teachable ape -- Part V. The sun chariot -- Yet greatly did he dare -- Orphaned at conception -- The planet's heirs
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 657 pages
Isbn
9781101984598
Lccn
2017046101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004448431

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