Download and Read books online PDF, TXT, ePub, PDB, RTF, FB2 & Audio Books files for your device. So, you can read the books in any times.

[53.36 MiB] The Code Breaker books by Walter Isaacson

The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.

When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled The Double Helix on her bed. She put it aside, thinking it was one of those detective tales she loved. When she read it on a rainy Saturday, she discovered she was right, in a way. As she sped through the pages, she became enthralled by the intense drama behind the competition to discover the code of life. Even though her high school counselor told her girls didn’t become scientists, she decided she would.

Driven by a passion to understand how nature works and to turn discoveries into inventions, she would help to make what the book’s author, James Watson, told her was the most important biological advance since his co-discovery of the structure of DNA. She and her collaborators turned a curiosity ​of nature into an invention that will transform the human race: an easy-to-use tool that can edit DNA. Known as CRISPR, it opened a brave new world of medical miracles and moral questions.

The development of CRISPR and the race to create vaccines for coronavirus will hasten our transition to the next great innovation revolution. The past half-century has been a digital age, based on the microchip, computer, and internet. Now we are entering a life-science revolution. Children who study digital coding will be joined by those who study genetic code.

Should we use our new evolution-hacking powers to make us less susceptible to viruses? What a wonderful boon that would be! And what about preventing depression? Hmmm…Should we allow parents, if they can afford it, to enhance the height or muscles or IQ of their kids?

After helping to discover CRISPR, Doudna became a leader in wrestling with these moral issues and, with her collaborator Emmanuelle Charpentier, won the Nobel Prize in 2020. Her story is a thrilling detective tale that involves the most profound wonders of nature, from the origins of life to the future of our species.
The Code Breaker
Title:The Code Breaker
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
Author:
Date release:
Size:53.36 MiB
Category:Biographies & Memoirs, Books, Science & Nature, Life Sciences
Comments
  • How to Start a Home-based Bookkeeping Business
  • Accounting For Dummies
  • Crash Course in Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Cold to Closed
  • La ventaja del ganador
  • Understanding Business Accounting For Dummies
  • Fixed Assets and Depreciation
  • Small Business Accounting
  • Financial Literacy for Managers
  • Financial Accounting For Dummies
  • Accounting
  • Pequeño cerdo capitalista
  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Accounting, 3rd Edition
  • Accounting 101: A Simple, Comprehensive Guide to the Basics and Principles of Accounting
  • Accounting
  • Principles Of Accounting, Volume 1
  • The Financial Controller and CFO's Toolkit
  • Financial Expert Witness Communication
  • Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance
  • Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty
  • Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts
  • Creative Cash Flow Reporting
  • Youtility for Accountants
  • Accounting

westernpharmsoc.org Online Library 2021 By this website is in no way intended to support illegal activity. We uses Search API to find the overview of books over the internet, but we dont host any files. All document files are the property of their respective owners, please respect the publisher and the author for their copyrighted creations. If you find documents that should not be here please report them.