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    • Madness and Memory

    • The Discovery of Prions - A New Biological Principle of Disease
    • By: Stanley B. Prusiner
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    In this book, Prusiner tells the remarkable story of his discovery of prions - infectious proteins that replicate and cause disease but surprisingly contain no genetic material - and reveals how superb and meticulous science is actually practiced with talented teams of researchers who persevere. He recounts the frustrations and rewards of years of research and offers fascinating portraits of his peers as they raced to discover the causes of fatal brain diseases.

    Regular price: $24.95