"The story of the gene begins in earnest in an obscure Augustinian abbey in Moravia in 1856 where Gregor Mendel, a monk working with pea plants, stumbles on the idea of a "unit of heredity." It intersects with Darwin's theory of evolution, and collides with the horrors of Nazi eugenics in the 1940s....
|Main Author:||Mukherjee, Siddhartha,|
New York :
|Edition:||First Scribner hardcover edition.|
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