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Most people have never heard of prions. Indeed, most are only barely aware of the diseases caused by them, except, perhaps, for mad cow disease. Yet prions are the stuff of a revolutionary science--a science that might lead to cures for some of humankind's most devastating diseases. Fatal Flaws is a scientific detective story about this elusive protein, starting with the discovery of kuru, a disease unique to New Guinea in the 1950s that baffled scientists and carried with it whispers of cannibalism. Kuru began a ...

Fatal Flaws 2013, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781443412131

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Fatal Flaws 2012, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781443412124