The Art of Genes

The Art of Genes

How Organisms Make Themselves

Book - 1999
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"Through a highly original synthesis of science and art, Enrico Coen vividly describes this revolution in our understanding of how plants and animals develop. Drawing on a wide range of material - from flowers growing petals instead of sex organs, and flies that develop an extra pair of wings, to works of art by Leonardo and Magritte - he explains the language and meaning of genes. He arrives at fresh and exciting insights into the nature of evolution, development, and human creativity."--Jacket.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1999
ISBN: 9780198503439
Branch Call Number: 571.8 C672a 1999
Characteristics: viii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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