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Adam David Rutherford is a British geneticist, author, and broadcaster. He was an audio-visual content editor for the journal Nature for a decade, and is a frequent contributor to the newspaper The Guardian.
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The Gene
An Intimate History
Siddhartha Mukherjee - May 02, 2017
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The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller The basis for the PBS Ken Burns Documentary The Gene: An Intimate History From the Pulitzer Prizewinning author of The Emperor of All Maladiesa fascinating history of the gene and a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick (Elle). "Sid Mukherjee has the un...
Adam Rutherford
Jul 30, 2020
Hey, this is a must view. Sid’s book is outrageously good.     source
The Strangest Man
The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom
Graham Farmelo - Jun 28, 2011
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'A monumental achievement - one of the great scientific biographies.' Michael FraynThe Strangest Man is the Costa Biography Award-winning account of Paul Dirac, the famous physicist sometimes called the British Einstein. He was one of the leading pioneers of the greatest revolution in twentieth-century science: quantum mechanics. The youngest theor...
Adam Rutherford
Jul 15, 2020
@god_finance @grahamfarmelo It is a truly excellent book.     source
The Idea of the Brain
The Past and Future of Neuroscience
Matthew Cobb - Apr 21, 2020
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A powerful examination of what we think we know about the brain and why -- despite technological advances -- the workings of our most essential organ remain a mystery. For thousands of years, thinkers and scientists have tried to understand what the brain does. Yet, despite the astonishing discoveries of science, we still have only the vaguest ide...
Adam Rutherford
Jan 16, 2020
This isn’t my precise blurb, but this book is fucking brilliant.     source