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Cartoon Guide to Genetics

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Publisher Comments:

Have you ever asked yourself:

Are spliced genes the same as mended Levis?

Watson and Crick? Aren't they a team of British detectives?

Plant sex? Can they do that?

Is Genetic Mutation the name of one of those heavy metal bands?

Asparagine? Which of the four food groups is that in?

Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Genetics to explain the important concepts of classical and modern genetics—it's not only educational, it's funny too!

Synopsis:

Illustrates, simplifies, and humor-coats the important principles of classical and modern genetics and their experimental bases, with amusing anecdotes about how the ancients tried to explain inheritance and sex determination.

About the Author

Larry Gonick is the creator of the bestselling Cartoon Guide series, comprised of nine books that have sold more than half a million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages. Currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine, he has also been a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062730992
With:
Wheelis, Mark
Author:
Wheelis, Mark
Author:
Gonick, Larry
Author:
Gonick
Author:
by Larry Gonick
Author:
Wheelis, Mark
Publisher:
Collins Reference
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Genetics
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Biotechnology
Subject:
Genetics -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics
Subject:
General Study Aids
Subject:
Biology-Genetics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Updated ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
EERL 75-02
Publication Date:
19910814
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.36x7.40x.63 in. .68 lbs.

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