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The quest for life in amber

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Book News Annotation:

The Poinars (entomology, UC Berkeley) recount their thirty-year scientific odyssey collecting ancient specimens preserved in amber from around the world. They chronicle the efforts to extract DNA from the specimens, and open a window onto the exotic world of amber and amber collectors, a world populated by black marketeers, gun-toting guerillas, and scientists racing to unravel the secrets of 125 million-year-old DNA. Includes b&w and color photos.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-205) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201626605
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
Amber
Subject:
Amber fossils
Subject:
DNA, Fossil.
Publication Date:
c1994
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xiii, 219 p., 8 p. of pla

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Biology » Genetics
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Insects » Entomology

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