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The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)

The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)£44.99

Penniless Elinor is rather surprised at the carriage that meets her from the stage, and more so at the decayed grandeur of the house to which she's transported. Realising that there has been a case of mistaken identity she agrees to an audacious plan.

Gene Machine - The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome written by Venki Ramakrishnan performed by Matthew Waterson on CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781684415625
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Popular Science
Duration:  480 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Venki Ramakrishnan
Narrator 1:  Matthew Waterson
Rarity:  Rare

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Everyone has heard of DNA. But by itself, DNA is just an inert blueprint for life. It is the ribosome-an enormous molecular machine made up of a million atoms-that makes DNA come to life, turning our genetic code into proteins and therefore into us. Gene Machine is an insider account of the race for the...

structure of the ribosome, a fundamental discovery that both advances our knowledge of all life and could lead to the development of better antibiotics against life-threatening diseases.

But this is also a human story of Ramakrishnan's unlikely journey, from his first fumbling experiments in a biology lab to being the dark horse in a fierce competition with some of the world's best scientists.

In the end, Gene Machine is a frank insider's account of the pursuit of high-stakes science.

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