Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

01 October 2013

248 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199316410


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The Compatibility Gene

How Our Bodies Fight Disease, Attract Others, and Define Our Selves

Daniel M. Davis

  • Deals with current controversial topics such as personalized medicine and personal genetics.
  • Contains several human interest stories that bring to life patients who have survived disease due lucky inheritances of compatibility genes, as well as the scientists who made the critical breakthroughs in the discovery of these genes.
  • The complex roles that the compatibility genes play suggest that seemingly different aspects of our behavior might be fundamentally connected, as highlighted in this book.
  • Author Daniel Davis is the winner of the Oxford University Press/Times Higher Education Supplement Science Writing Prize (2000). He has written for Scientific American magazine and done numerous interviews for many magazines and newspapers, including NPR, the Times, and The Guardian.
  • Davis is the winner of the Oxford University Press/Times Higher Education Supplement Science Writing Prize (2000). He has written for Scientific American magazine and done numerous interviews for many magazines and newspapers, including NPR, the Times, and the Guardian.
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