The Epigenetics Revolution
How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Columbia University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $18.95|
| Book Description: |
The new scientific field, epigenetics, is revolutionizing our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological life on Earth. Epigenetic ideas help explain why mapping an organism's genetic code is simply not enough to determine how it develops or acts, and shows how nurture combines with nature to engineer biological diversity. Surveying some of the key scientific investigations and breakthroughs in this field over the past twenty years, Nessa Carey paints a broad...