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1 ACKERMAN, JENNIFER. Chance In The House Of Fate: A Natural History Of Heredity.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 2001. 0618082875 / 9780618082872 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
In the last few years, a startling new message has emerged about our biology. Scientists have discovered that all living things are more deeply alike than we ever imagined. Oganisms from yeast to humans are run by similar genes and proteins, which have passed down nearly intact for hundreds of millions of years. At the most fundamental level, humans are genetically linked to every part of the natural world. The award-winning science writer Jennifer Ackerman brings these astonishing discoveries together for the first time, weaving a mesmerizing story of heredity that is only now being understood. "Chance in the House of Fate is about the biggest biology story of the last ten years: the discovery of remarkable family resemblances that unit every living thing in the tre of life, at the level of our genes. It's a beautiful discovery that has accumulated bit by bit in thousands of laboratories all over the world. Jennifer Ackerman has risen to the occasion with a beautiful meditation on our likenesses, like a poet musing in the small hours after a family reunion." - Honathan Weiner, author of The Beak of the Finch 
Price: 7.83 USD
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2 GONICK, LARRY & WHEELIS, MARK. The Cartoon Guide To The Genetics.
Barnes & Noble Books, New York: 1983. 0064604160 / 9780064604161 Seventh Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Here are the principles of genetics illustrated, simplified, and humor-coated so you understand them at once and never forget them. If you're studying genetics and find your textbook full of detail and hard to follow, this book is for you. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.87 USD
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3 SCHEINFELD, AMRAM; FALEK, PH. D., ARTHUR (SPECIAL EDITING). Twins And Supertwins.
J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia: 1967. 0397005075 / 9780397005079 Sixth Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The first comprehensive account of the lives of the multiple-born from conception through maturity - their type differences, health factors, psychological traits, social relationships, unique experiences, and special problems - as revealed by scientists, by parents of twins, and by twins themselves. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.24 USD
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4 WEBSTER, GARY. The Man Who Found Out Why: The Story Of Gregor Mendel.
Guild Press, New York: 1963. Reprint Edition. A Turret Book. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Father Gregor Mendel, with his great curiosity about nature and his passion for numbers, experimented with plants and wrote down his observations. Although few people knew about his work during his lifetime, the world now recognizes Gregor Mendel as the founder of genetics. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.05 USD
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5 WHITNEY, DAVID D. Family Treasures: A Study Of The Inheritance Of Normal Characteristics In Man.
The Jacques Cattell Press, Pennsylvania: 1942. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. 
This book is written for amateurs in the study of human heredity and for those who are interested in personal inheritance of family traits. Includes an Index. 
Price: 27.31 USD
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