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    • DNA

    • The Story of the Genetic Revolution
    • By: James D. Watson, Andrew Berry, Kevin Davies
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
    • Length: 19 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from the discovery of the double helix to today's controversies to what the future may hold. Updated to include new findings in gene editing, epigenetics, and agricultural chemistry as well as two entirely new chapters on personal genomics and cancer research. This is the most comprehensive and authoritative exploration of DNA's impact on our society and our world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Structures the history of everything DNA

    • By Matthew Duncan on 04-24-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Double Helix

    • A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
    • By: James D. Watson
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner, Roger Clark
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only 24, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science's greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous book!

    • By A. Lai on 03-04-12

    Regular price: $17.95

    • James D. Watson in Conversation with Eric Kandel at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: James D. Watson
    • Narrated by: Eric Kandel
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Two Nobel Laureates discuss the genome and more. James D. Watson changed the course of history with his discovery of DNA, the "secret of life". Watson is the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Medal of Science, and, with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins, the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

    Regular price: $1.95