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Title A guinea pig's history of biology / Jim Endersby.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.

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 Main Stacks  QH431 .E615 2007    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 499 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Originally published: London : William Heinemann, 2007.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-481) and index.
Subject Heredity -- History.
Genetics -- History.
Biology -- History.
Contents Equus quagga and Lord Morton's mare -- Passiflora gracilis : inside Darwin's greenhouse -- Homo sapiens : Francis Galton's fairground attraction -- Hieracium auricula : what Mendel did next -- Oenothera lamarckiana : Hugo de Vries led up the primrose path -- Drosophila melanogaster : bananas, bottles and Bolsheviks -- Cavia porcellus : mathematical guinea pigs -- Bacteriophage : the virus that revealed DNA -- Zea mays : incorrigible corn -- Arabidopsis thaliana : a fruit fly for the botanists -- Danio rerio : seeing through zebrafish -- OncoMouse® : engineering organisms.