TEARS OF THE CHEETAH is a collection of genetic detective stories that uncover the secret histories of exotic species such as the giant panda, the humpback whale, and the imperilled cheetah - the world's fastest animal that cannot escape its own genetic weaknesses. With each animal tale, the author draws a human parallel - how feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) has uncovered clues in a cure for HIV, how mapping the genome of the domestic cat solved a murder, how a mutation in brown mice might stave off leukaemia, and other ...

Tears of the Cheetah: And Other Tales from the Genetic Frontier 2003, Thomas Dunne Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312272869

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Tears of the Cheetah: And Other Tales from the Genetic Frontier 2000, Thomas Dunne Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312339005

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