Molecular Biology Made Simple and Fun - Second Edition

Lonnie Russell and David Clark
Cache River Press
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ISBN 0-9627422-9-5 - $34.95
This is a remarkable book that tackles advanced subjects with cartoons and humor. Some high school teachers that I know have tried to use it, but they report that it is a bit advanced for this application. It has humorous diagrams (cheerleaders with card-section signs saying, "give me an A..give me a T" for example), but the format is deceptive since the subject matter is advance; Jim refers to this book quite a bit in preparations of lectures. At the end of the book, it has an amusing appendix that has a "typical seminar" with the techincal terms on one side and a running commentary that translates it into English in a neighboring column.


Reviewed by: 
Jim DeKloe

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