Cartoon Guide to Genetics

Cartoon Guide to Genetics

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by Larry Gonick, Mark Wheelis, Gonick, Mark Wheelis
     
 

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Have you ever asked yourself:

Are spliced genes the same as mended Levis?

Watson and Crick? Aren't they a team of British detectives?

Plant sex? Can they do that?

Is Genetic Mutation the name of one of those heavy metal bands?

Asparagine? Which of the four food groups is that in?

Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Genetics to explain the

Overview

Have you ever asked yourself:

Are spliced genes the same as mended Levis?

Watson and Crick? Aren't they a team of British detectives?

Plant sex? Can they do that?

Is Genetic Mutation the name of one of those heavy metal bands?

Asparagine? Which of the four food groups is that in?

Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Genetics to explain the important concepts of classical and modern genetics—it's not only educational, it's funny too!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062730992
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/1991
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
259,467
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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Cartoon Guide to Genetics 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
When I wrote my essey in Genetics I becama all tired upp reading endless of books with only words. Then, by an accident, I got this book and everything came clear to me. Thanks Larry and Mark!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have used this book in General biology, AP biology, and as a reference for myself in grad school. Great clarification for basic students, and enrichment for the more advanced.