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My Beautiful Genome: Exposing Our Genetic Future, One Quirk at a Time Paperback – 1 Sep 2011

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications (1 Sept. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781851688333
  • ISBN-13: 978-1851688333
  • ASIN: 1851688331
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 2.4 x 22 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 15 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,195,242 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'My Beautiful Genome covers some of the most interesting controversies in biology today, including designer babies, brain imaging and even whether or not we have free will. It's an enthralling read.' --New Scientist

'A pin-sharp, lively memoir-cum-investigation... Frank's discoveries make for some truly tingling moments... Absorbing.' --Mail on Sunday

'The huge research effort to understand the complexity of the genome is throwing up new insights into the nature of humanity, as the Danish science writer Lone Frank shows in My Beautiful Genome, her excellent look into the postgenomic world.... Fascinating.' --Financial Times

About the Author

Lone Frank is the author of The Neurotourist: Postcards from the Edge of Brain Science (ISBN 9781851687961). She holds a PhD in neurobiology and was previously a research scientist in the biotechnology industry. An award-winning science journalist and Danish TV presenter, she has written for such publications as Scientific American, Science, and Nature Biotechnology.

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