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  • Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375412844
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: September 2007
    James D. Watson, who shared the Nobel Prize for revealing the structure of DNA, 'the secret of life,' sheds light on the less revolutionary secrets to getting along and getting ahead in a competitive world. Recountingthe years of his own formation - from his father's birding lessons to the political cat's cradle of professorship at Harvard - Watson illuminates the progress of an exemplary scientific life, both his own pursuit of knowledge and how he learns to nurture fledgling scientists. Each phase of his experience yields a wealth of age-specific practical advice. With a 'Cast of Characters'; Chronology of Lessons Remembered. B&W illus. 347p.
  • Digital Signal Processing

    By N. B. Jones

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780863412103
    • Publisher: Inspec/Iee
    • Published: May 1990
    Papers of a school held by the IEE at U. of Leicester, Mar. 1990. While it presents the fundamentals of DSP ranging from data conversion to z-transforms and spectral analysis, extending this into areas of digital filtering and control, it also gives significant details of the new devices themselves and how to use them. Assumes a first degree in engineering, physical sciences or mathematics and an understanding of electronics. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
  • DNA: The Secret of Life

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375415463
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: April 2003
    A history of the genetic revolution by the discoverer of the structure of DNA, for which he shared a Nobel prize in 1962.
  • DNA: The Story of the Genetic Revolution

    By James D. Watson

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385351188
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: August 2017
  • Father to Son: Truth, Reason, and Decency

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $14.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781621820352
    • Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
    • Published: May 2014
    One of the discoverers of the structure of DNA, Watson began delving into his family history, and shares what he learned about an archetypal American family from before the Civil War and recounting his own life during the 20th century to the Vietnam War. His topics are: going for gold; Tolman's fateful plunge; the Kirtland's warbler, 1920-24; Roosevelt Democrats, 1925-42; ideas over facts, 1943-52; liberals at play, 1953-57; life without Jean; new frontier morphs into Vietnam, 1959-65; and more than good manners, 1966-68. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
  • Genes, Girls and Gamow: After the Double Helix

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375727153
    • Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS
    • Published: 2002
    One of the discoverers of the structure of DNA describes the extraordinary aftermath of their DNA breakthrough as some of the world's greatest scientists--Linus Pauling, Richard Feynman, and George Gamov, among others--competed in the new world of molecular biology, while his own efforts took another path--to find true love. By the author of The Double Helix. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
  • Molecular Biology of the Gene

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $233.32
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780321762436
    • Publisher: Pearson
    • Published: February 2013
    Now completely up-to-date with the latest research advances, the Seventh Edition of James D. Watson’s classic book, Molecular Biology of the Gene retains the distinctive character of earlier editions that has made it the most widely used book in molecular biology. Twenty-two concise chapters, co-authored by six highly distinguished biologists, provide current, authoritative coverage of an exciting, fast-changing discipline.
  • Molecular Biology of the Gene

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $159.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780321905376
    • Publisher: Pearson College Div
    • Published: February 2013
    This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value for your students–this format costs 35% less than a new textbook. Now completely up-to-date with the latest research advances, the Seventh Edition of James D. Watson’s classic book, Molecular Biology of the Gene retains the distinctive character of earlier editions that has made it the most widely used book in molecular biology. Twenty-two concise chapters, co-authored by six highly distinguished biologists, provide current, authoritative coverage of an exciting, fast-changing discipline. Package consists of: Books a la Carte for Molecular Biology of the Gene, Seventh Edition
  • Recombinant DNA

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $305.75
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780716728665
    • Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
    • Published: December 2006
    The Third Edition of this text presents a cutting-edge reflection of the new world of genomes and genomics. New coauthors Richard M. Myers and Amy A. Caudy join Nobel laureate James D. Watson and Jan A. Witkowski to offer a report from the front lines of modern scientific inquiry. The authors, drawing on their research expertise, have selected the most relevant and exciting examples of current research - RNAi, epigenetics, large-scale genomics, cancer, human genetics, and DNA fingerprinting - and provide the reader with a foundation in the basic principles of genetics and genomics, selecting examples from the past 100 years.An expert summary of the remarkable role of genomics and recombinant DNA technology in modern society, Recombinant DNA, Third Edition, is an essential text for undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses in biology, genetics, genomics, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetic engineering, biotechnology, and bioinformatics. This book is also highly recommended for physicians, lawyers, and anyone who wants to learn about the most exciting science of the 21st century.
  • The Double Helix : A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $275.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Atheneum
    • Published: 1968
    8vo. 1st edition. Light fading to edges of boards, with light bumping to spine ends. Small scratch near tail of dust jacket spine, also leaving mark on cloth. Minor printing flaw to p.62 (all text still legible). Dust jacket has mild curling and a few small closed tears to edges, with slight fading to spine. Price-clipped. VG/VG.
  • The Double Helix : A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $250.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112170764
    • Publisher: Atheneum
    • Published: 1968
    8vo. 1st edition. Some fading to blue cloth along edges and margins of boards and spine ends. Mild toning to leaves and text block. Some bumping to edges of rubbed dust jacket with some toning to rear panel. Price clipping to front flap. VG/VG. d.j. with minute chips, a short narrow crease at upper edge of front panel near fore-corner; slight fading to spine; light dust soiling to rear panel. Overall a nice, clean copy. VG/VG.
  • The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743216302
    • Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster
    • Published: June 2001
    By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. Here, with humility unspoiled by false modesty, James Watson relates his and Crick's desperate efforts to beat Linus Pauling to the Holy Grail of life sciences, the identification of the basic building block of life. B&W illustrations and photographs. 233p.
  • The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780684852799
    • Publisher: ATHENEUM
    • Published: February 1998
    (Scribner Classics). How it feels to make a great, breakthrough at the age of twenty-four, and still have your entire career ahead. Here, Watson relates his and Francis Crick's efforts to beat Linus 'Vitamin C' Pauling to the Holy Grail: the identification of the basic building block of life. Written with 'humility unspoiled by false modesty.' 226p.
  • The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA: Text, Commenntary, Reviews, Original Papers

    By James D. Watson

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393950755
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: 1980
    Background materials include reproductions of the original scientific papers in which the double helical structure of DNA was first presented in 1953 and 1954.In Criticism, which begins with "A Review of the Reviews" by Gunther Stent, other scientists and scholars reveal their own experiences and views of Watson's story. There are reviews by Philip Morrison, F. X. S., Richard C. Lewontin, Mary Ellmann, Robert L. Sinsheimer, John Lear, Alex Comfort, Jacob Bronowski, Conrad H. Waddington, Robert K. Merton, Peter M. Medawar, and André Lwoff; as well as three letters to the editor of Science by Max F. Perutz, M. H. F. Wilkins, and James D. Watson.

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