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The Single Helix: A Turn Around the World of Science

Steve Jones

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Prose: non-fiction, Popular science

From the author of the widely acclaimed Y: THE DESCENT OF MEN

THE SINGLE HELIX is a miscellany of a hundred easy pieces about science. It brings to life a vast diversity of subjects, united under the banner of scientific truth the universal solve

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Praise for The Single Helix: A Turn Around the World of Science

  • Delightful compilation of 100 easy pieces . . . one of the world's best writer-scientists . . . Jones is the Alan Bennett of science - FINANCIAL TIMES

  • Jones once again shows that, for all its difficulties, science can still be fun - INDEPENDENT

  • One of the most engaging and revealing portraits of science and its practitioners you'll ever read - DAILY Express

  • Wonderful examples of scientific storytelling . . . Simply fascinating - Simon Singh, Sunday TELEGRAPH

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Steve Jones

Steve Jones is a Senior Research Fellow at University College, London and has worked at universities in the USA, Australia and Africa. He gave the Reith Lectures in 1991 and presented a BBC TV series on human genetics and evolution in 1996. He appears frequently on radio and television.

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