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No lone hero : Elizabeth Blackburn and the story of telomeres

Author: Catherine Brady
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The story of molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn and her groundbreaking research on telomeres and what it reveals about the resourceful opportunism that characterizes the best scientific thinking.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Elizabeth H Blackburn; Elizabeth H Blackburn
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Brady
ISBN: 9780262026222 0262026228
OCLC Number: 225998405
Description: pages cm
Contents: A certain sense of self --
Shedding encumbrances --
One of gall's galls --
Revelations --
Opportunism --
Gold rush --
Entering the fray --
An interlocking system --
Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde? --
Members of a guild --
Citizen scientist --
Political fallout --
You have to think it's fun --
Endnotes --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Catherine Brady.
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"Although Blackburn is certainly not an average woman scientist, there are many features of her journey that others who are interested in medical science-women and men alike-will connect with." Read more...

 
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