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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA by [Gareth Williams]

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"A fine history of the first 85 years of DNA. A superb chronicle of a scientific struggle with a happy ending." (Kirkus Reviews)

"A history well worth perusing." (Publishers Weekly)

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About the Author

Gareth Williams is Emeritus Professor and former Dean of Medicine at the University of Bristol. His previous books for general readers areAngel of Death: The Story of Smallpox(shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize of 2010),Paralysed with Fear: The Story of PolioandA Monstrous Commotion: The Mysteries of Loch Ness. He is a past president of the Anglo-French Medical Society and has an honorary doctorate from the University of Angers. He is often to be found playing the flute or saxophone in and around Bristol. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • Publication Date : April 18, 2019
  • File Size : 9979 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson (April 18, 2019)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B07GNQ3G25
  • Print Length : 499 pages
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 23 ratings

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Oliver Dearlove
5.0 out of 5 stars Back Story to DNA
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 28, 2019
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Miss Nomer
4.0 out of 5 stars Well written factual account of the discoveries- Up to an including Watson & Crick
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 22, 2020
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Steven G Cruickshank
5.0 out of 5 stars Fine narration of a great story
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 8, 2019
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5.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining, informative and riveting history of the discovery of the structure of DNA
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 5, 2019
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Healthy Lady
5.0 out of 5 stars If you think you know about the DNA discovery - think again
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 19, 2019
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