The Human Genome: A User's Guide Combines Science with Humor to Teach Genomics | GenomeWeb

Julia Richards' and R. Scott Hawley's The Human Genome: A User's Guide begins with a dedication that sets the tone for the rest of the book. "To the writers and characters of CSI and CSI: Miami," they write, "who each week do in 20 seconds what it takes working scientists days, weeks, or even months to accomplish. And to the real scientists who are moving us towards a time when such wondrous speed and accuracy might actually become possible." Funny, certainly — but also true.

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