She Has Her Mother's Laugh

The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity

Recommended by Suze Kundu, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #11 in Genetics, Ranked #28 in Biotechnologysee more rankings.

Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding of heredity in this sweeping, resonating overview of a force that shaped human society--a force set to shape our future even more radically.

She Has Her Mother's Laugh presents a profoundly original perspective on what we pass along from generation to generation. Charles Darwin played a crucial part in turning heredity into a scientific question, and yet he failed spectacularly to answer it. The birth of genetics in the early 1900s seemed to do precisely that. Gradually, people translated their old notions about heredity...

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Suze Kundu Spotted this book on sale at @calacademy this evening - packed with a whole host of LGBT+ role models, it really is worth grabbing a copy to find out about some really awesome unsung heroes. (@carlzimmer is just hiding on the shelf below - also an excellent read!) (Source)

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