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By Gratzer, Walter
Macromolecules are a fascinating group of molecules with some remarkable properties, many of which are only just being discovered and exploited by science. Walter Gratzer explores their history, structure, and properties: from DNA to polymers, to their cutting edge uses in nanoar...rays and biomimetics.Read more
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This collection of stories shows the human face of science. 'Eurekas and Euphorias' contains around 200 anecdotes illustrating scientists in all their shapes: the obsessive and the dilettantish, the genial, the envious, the preternaturally brilliant and the slow-witted who someti...mes see further in the end, the open-minded and more.Read more
By Watson, James D.; Volume editor Gratzer, Walter
In 1953, two unknown scientists sparked a worldwide revolution. Studying DNA for clues to the nature of genes, James Watson and Francis Crick deduced its molecular composition and realized that the structure implied how genes were copied from one generation to another.
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A collection of stories, revealing the human face of science. It encompasses some 200 anecdotes illustrating scientists in all their shapes: the obsessive and the dilettantish, the genial, the envious, the preternaturally brilliant and the slow-witted who sometimes see further in... the end, recluses, and arrivistes.Read more
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