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Singer, Maxine

Overview
Works: 52 works in 156 publications in 9 languages and 6,804 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Biography  Educational films  Internet videos  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Interviewee, Commentator
Classifications: QH447, 575.1
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Dealing with genes : the language of heredity by Paul Berg( Book )

29 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two eminent researchers in molecular biology, who also have a gift for clear writing, make the ideas of modern genetics accessible to a general audience--aided by a great number of particularly lucid color illustrations. Those of us who read a daily newspaper or scan a weekly magazine have grown accustomed to being told that the science of genetics influences countless aspects of our existence, from human development, health, and disease to the ecological balance of our planet. We accept this, and yet most of us have only the faintest idea of what a gene really is or how it functions. This book, then, is a primer on modern genetics, and its aim is to teach any interested general reader all he or she needs to know about how genes work - and about how a detailed knowledge of their workings can be applied to some of the most pressing problems of our time. Written by two world-renowned researchers in molecular biology and illustrated with uncommon clarity and precision, Dealing with Genes will satisfy the interest of general readers, including those who have little formal background in biology. It will also serve admirably as an authoritative text for students taking nonmajors courses in biology, genetics, molecular biology, biotechnology, and related disciplines
Genes & genomes : a changing perspective by Maxine Singer( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Beadle, an uncommon farmer : the emergence of genetics in the 20th century by Paul Berg( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why aren't black holes black? : the unanswered questions at the frontiers of science by Robert M Hazen( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The proliferation of scientific breakthroughs during the twentieth century, and the media attention they have generated, have left most people with the impression that the great questions of science have been answered. The general perception is that the fundamental forces of the universe are known and understood, that the building blocks of life have been discovered, and that, in effect, we have reached "the end of science." In Why Aren't Black Holes Black?, renowned
Exploring genetic mechanisms( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selecting instructional materials : a guide for K-12 science by Mathematics, and Engineering Education Center for Science( Book )

12 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... includes a guide outlining the entire process for school district facilitators, and provides review instruments for each step. It critically reviews the current selection process for science teaching materials--in the 20 states where the state board of education sets forth a recommended list and in the 30 states where materials are selected entirely by local decisionmakers."--Catalog description
Gènes et génomes by Maxine Singer( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in French and Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ouvrage d'une qualité exceptionnelle, qui "fait le point de nos connaissances en ce qui concerne la structure, l'organisation et la manipulation des gènes et présente une vision intégrée des bases moléculaires de l'hérédité". L'iconographie est claire et didactique
Gene und Genome by Maxine Singer( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethics and scientific progress : Maxine Singer by Maxine Singer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molecular biologist Maxine Singer discusses genetic research and genetic engineering, popular misconceptions about these activities and about science in general, and the importance of science education of all members of society. Interviewed by Bill Moyers
Genes y genomas : una perspectiva cambiante by Maxine Singer( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warum schwarze Löcher nicht schwarz sind : offene Fragen aus den Grenzbereichen der Wissenschaft by Robert M Hazen( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geni e genomi by Maxine Singer( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxine Singer : ethics and scientific progress( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molecular biologist Maxine Singer discusses genetic research and genetic engineering, popular misconceptions about these activities and about science in general, and the importance of science education of all members of society
Waarom zijn zwarte gaten niet zwart? : de onbeantwoorde vragen van de moderne wetenschap by Robert M Hazen( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Dutch and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een zoektocht langs de onbeantwoorde vragen van de chemie, de natuurkunde, de geologie, de biochemie en de psychologie
A World of ideas : Maxine Singer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxine Singer, a molecular biologist, talks with Moyers about the joy of discovery, science education, and ethics in genetic engineering
Winding your way through DNA( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the uses of DNA technology, including looking for ways to produce heartier, more marketable plants and how scientists are now able to "read" our genes and use what they learn to diagnose inherited disorders
Dlaczego czarne dziury nie są czarne? : nierozwiązane problemy współczesnej nauki by Robert M Hazen( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Polish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish translation of "Why Aren't Black Holes Black?". An investigation into the latest problems of science
The Earth, the Heavens and the Carnegie Institution of Washington( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biology and health by Maxine Singer( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxine Singer, President of Carnegie Institution of Washington, speaks about advances in biology and genetics. Includes responses by Erick Walker and Jack L. Stotts
Diary of the Yale delegation's trip to South Africa to assess the activities of portfolio companies under Apartheid, June - July 1986 by Maxine Singer( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dealing with genes : the language of heredity
Alternative Names
Maxine Singer Amerikaans biologe

Maxine Singer biologa molecolare statunitense

Maxine Singer bióloga molecular estadounidense

Maxine Singer biologiste moléculaire

Maxine Singer US-amerikanische Molekularbiologin

Singer, Maxine

Singer, Maxine Frank.

מקסין פרנק סינגר

ماكسين سينجر

ماکسین سینگر زیست‌شناس آمریکایی

மேக்சின் சிங்கர்

シンガー, マキシン

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Genes & genomes : a changing perspectiveGeorge Beadle, an uncommon farmer : the emergence of genetics in the 20th centuryWhy aren't black holes black? : the unanswered questions at the frontiers of scienceExploring genetic mechanismsSelecting instructional materials : a guide for K-12 science