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The Stuff of Life

A Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA

by Mark Schultz, Zander Cannon and Kevin Cannon

Paperback, 150 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $14.95 |


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A lighthearted exploration of genetics, presented in a graphic comic form and written from the perspective of asexual extraterrestrial Bloort 183, shares the alien scientist's accessible observations on everything from history and evolution to DNA and parthenogenesis. Simultaneous.

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'Stuff Of Life' A Comic Take On Genetics

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