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Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard is a German biologist. She won the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and the Nobel Prize in Physiology for her research on the genetic control of embryonic development. She lives in Bebenhausen, Germany.
Consider this: When a fetus is growing -- and note there is no central nervous system yet -- how does the right limb-protrusion ensure that the otherside is going to produce... Read morePublished 6 days ago by kumar vadaparty
This is a great book. The author is the brilliant scientist and you feel on every page that she understands what she is talking about to the fullest. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alexei Rudakov
Christiane Nusslein-Volhard won a share in the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1985 for her work on the genetic control of embryonic development. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Edward Durney
I had to buy this for a cell bio class; it sucked. if you're into drosophila literature. then maybe this is for you.Published 19 months ago by Graham
made simple to read. i wouldn't of bought it if it wasn't an assigned reading but it was a very good book make concepts clear.Published 23 months ago by Mzraim
Coming to Life is the best and most succinct overview of evolution in biology. It is amazing that a Nobel laureate would even care about communicating with the general public, but... Read morePublished on June 20, 2013 by Jeanne Guillemin
Professor Nusslein-Volhard appears to have augmented lecture notes from several biology classes to come up with a book. Read morePublished on March 18, 2010 by 99th BG
This was a great book for someone who doesn't know a lot about genes or development. The book was easy to read and wasn't hard to understand what the author was trying to explain. Read morePublished on October 5, 2008 by Felicia A. Yates
This book was pretty good. The material is a little tedious, and not presented in quite a "fun" scientific way (think Sean Carroll). Read morePublished on December 17, 2007 by John