The Red Canary: The Story of the First Genetically Engineered Animal

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In 1921, forty-year-old schoolteacher Hans Duncker set off through the streets of Bremen. Near the cathedral, he heard a nightingale singing - but this was August and no one had ever heard a nightingale sing in the middle of the town at this time of year. In fact, the bird he heard was extraordinary - it was a special canary (a nightingale-canary) that Karl Reichs, a bird keeper, had engineered through a decade of dedicated breeding. With Reich's knowledge of birds and Duncker's expertise in genetics, the two joined forces ...

The Red Canary: The Story of the First Genetically Engineered Animal 2014, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781620407578

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The Red Canary: The Story of the First Genetically Engineered Animal 2014, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408847060

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The Red Canary: The Story of the First Genetically Engineered Animal 2004, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753817728

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The Red Canary: The Story of the First Genetically Engineered Animal 2003, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297829966

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