Aglow in the Dark

Aglow in the Dark

The Revolutionary Science of Biofluorescence

Book - 2005
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In the early 1960s, in a small shack on the Washington coast, ayoung, self-educated Japanese scientist performed an experiment todetermine what made a certain jellyfish glow. The substance hediscovered, green fluorescent protein, would revolutionise molecularbiology, transforming our study of everything from the AIDS virus to theworkings of the brain. Aglow in the Dark follows the path that took thisglowing compound from its inauspicious arrival on the scientific sceneto its present-day eminence as one of the most groundbreakingdiscoveries of the 20th Century.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, c2005
ISBN: 9780674019218
Characteristics: xii, 263 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Gruber, David F


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Nov 27, 2012

I read this book for science fair too. i really enjoyed it--it was full of info. totally recommend it

Dec 16, 2011

Even though this book is very boring and scientific it helped me a lot by being the only good book on the topic I'm using for science fair.
So to those people who think they hate books like this think again! These kind of books might just save you in the near(or far)future.
(don't worry.I'm not crazy cause I kinda hate books like this.I'm just telling you not to be prejudiced.)


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