Biology

The Logic of Life: A History of Heredity

    Translated by
  • Betty E. Spillmann

Paperback

Price:
$45.00 / £38.00
ISBN:
Published:
05/09/1993
Copyright:
1993
Pages:
368
Size:
5.5 x 8.5 in.
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In The Logic of Life François Jacob looks at the way our understanding of biology has changed since the sixteenth century. He describes four fundamental turning points in the perception of the structure of living things: the discoveries of the functions of organs, cells, chromosomes and genes, and DNA.