Chance in the House of Fate: Heredity
Jennifer Ackerman read excerpts from her book Chance in the House of Fate: A Natural History of Heredity, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book is a series of natural science essays concerning the continuity and discontinuity of cellular, sometimes molecular, existence. The book explores the fundamental similarities all living organisms share, including the influence of heredity, biological clocks, DNA and cell death. The reading was followed by a brief question and answer period. close
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