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The Resource A brief histøry of everyone who ever lived : the stories in our genes, Adam Rutherford

A brief histøry of everyone who ever lived : the stories in our genes, Adam Rutherford

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A brief histøry of everyone who ever lived : the stories in our genes
Title
A brief histøry of everyone who ever lived
Title remainder
the stories in our genes
Statement of responsibility
Adam Rutherford
Title variation
Brief history of everyone who ever lived
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a story about you. It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also our collective story, because in every one of our genomes we each carry the history of our species - births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration and a lot of sex. Since scientists first read the human genome in 2001 it has been subject to all sorts of claims, counterclaims and myths. In fact, as Adam Rutherford explains, our genomes should be read not as instruction manuals, but as epic poems. DNA determines far less than we have been led to believe about us as individuals, but vastly more about us as a species. In this captivating journey through the expanding landscape of genetics, Adam Rutherford reveals what our genes now tell us about history, and what history tells us about our genes
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Rutherford, Adam
Dewey number
  • 599.9'38
  • 599.9'38
  • 599.9'38
  • 599.9'38
  • 599.938
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human genome
  • Human beings
  • Popular Science and Mathematics
Label
A brief histøry of everyone who ever lived : the stories in our genes, Adam Rutherford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781780229072
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xii, 419 pages
Isbn
9781780229072
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Label
A brief histøry of everyone who ever lived : the stories in our genes, Adam Rutherford
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781780229072
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xii, 419 pages
Isbn
9781780229072
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)

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