The Strange Case of the Spotted Mice and Other Classic Essays on Science

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Sir Peter Medawar was not only a Nobel prize-winning immunologist but also a wonderful writer about science and scientists. Described by the Washington Post as a 'genuinely brilliant popularizer' of science, his essays are remarkable for their clarity and wit. This entertaining selection presents the very best of his writing with a new Foreword by Stephen Jay Gould, one of his greatest admirers. The wide range of subjects include Howard Florey and penicillin, J. B. S. Haldane, whom he describes as a 'with-knobs-on variant ...

The Strange Case of the Spotted Mice and Other Classic Essays on Science 1996, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192861931

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