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Of molecules and men

Author: Francis Crick
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2004.
Series: Great minds series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"There is probably no one who has a deeper understanding of life's biochemical basis than Francis Crick (b. 1916). In 1962 he jointly won the Nobel Prize (with James D. Watson and Maurice H. F. Wilkins) in physiology/medicine for breakthrough studies on the molecular structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). In 1966 he published this collection of popular lectures in which he explained the importance of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Crick
ISBN: 1591021855 9781591021858
OCLC Number: 54542930
Notes: Originally published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1966. (The John Danz lectures).
Description: xiii, 99 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Nature of Vitalism 3 --
The Simplest Living Things 31 --
The Prospect Before Us 63.
Series Title: Great minds series.
Responsibility: Francis Crick.


An explication of the scientific facts, this work is a primer for the lay reader curious about the biological revolution. It presents a discussion of important issues in life science.  Read more...
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