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1 A Double Image of the Double Helix: The Recombinant-DNA Debate  Grobstein, Clifford
0716710560 / 9780716710561 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover 1979 W.H. Freeman. NO DUSTJACKET. Date and the word 'Gift' inkstamped on half-title page. Otherwise very clean; pages bright; binding tight; only light wear. 177 pages; Index; Glossary. Language: English. Scientific and public-policy perspectives. Red boards with silver titles on front and spine. Keywords: molecule, molecular, biology, Asilomar, research, regulation, gene, genetics, proteins, NIH, chromosomes.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Between Man and Beast , Phelps, Gilbert
2 Between Man and Beast  Phelps, Gilbert
0517690381 / 9780517690383 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1990 Bonanza Books.Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. Great nature writers: Herriot, Darwin, Cousteau, Goodall, Adamson, Michener and more. 213pp. Language: English. Keywords: zoology, biology, animals, naturalist.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 The Human Blueprint: The Race to Unlock the Secrets of Our Genetic Script  Shapiro, Robert
031205873X / 9780312058739 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1991 St. Martin's. Very clean; no marks; only light wear. 412 pages. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. Keywords: Human Genome Project, human, gene, mapping, evolution, DNA.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher , Thomas, Lewis
4 The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher  Thomas, Lewis
055313406X / 9780553134063 Good.  
Paperback. Mass-market paperback 1980 Bantam. Very clean; no marks; spine uncreased. Noticeable average wear. Pages are AGE-DISCOLORED. 146pp. Language: English. Sequel to 'The Lives of a Cell'.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Order of Wolves , Fiennes, Richard
5 The Order of Wolves  Fiennes, Richard
0672521415 / 9780672521416 Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st U.S. edition hardcover with dustjacket 1976 Bobbs-Merrill. Very clean; light-to-average wear, but has previous owner's BOOKPLATE on 1st page. 206pp, Index, Bibliography. Profusely illustrated, mostly B/W. Language: English. Comprehensive: the wolf in science, history, and myth. Handsome book. Keywords: wolf, zoology, animals, pack, natural history, canine, predator, behavior, lupine.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Trouble with Testosterone: And Other Essays on the Biology of the Human Predicament, Sapolsky, Robert M.
6 The Trouble with Testosterone: And Other Essays on the Biology of the Human Predicament Sapolsky, Robert M.
068483409X / 9780684834092 Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket, published 1997 by Scribner. Only light wear to jacket. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 288 pages; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Biologist and neuroscientist Sapolsky 'writes on the biological aspects of human behavior. Subjects in this provocative and highly literate collection include male aggression, the onset of puberty, the psychology of guilt, and possible connections between madness and religious experience. The author implicitly invites readers to ponder two recurring themes: there are no simple answers to questions of why people act the way they do, and even the most deviant behaviors can be seen as normal behaviors taken to extremes. This book offers lots to think about. Highly recommended.'-- Gregg Sapp, Library Journal, 1997. Keywords: science, scientist, popular science, neurology, essays, 1990s. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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