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�That�s not Ebola!� I said to the vendor standing beside a display of boxer shorts festooned with pathogens, at a biology teachers conference a few years ago.

�No, that�s Ebola. Read the tag.�

�The tag�s wrong. It�s influenza. See the spokes on the surface? Ebola looks like a soup ladle.�

He didn�t believe me, but the website was corrected a few months later. I still have my faux Ebola shorts some... Read more of this blog post »
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The Forever Fix: Gene Thera...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Human Genetics: The Basics
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Human Genetics
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1994 — 32 editions
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Stem Cell Symphony
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Ricki Lewis Ricki Lewis said: "In these days of e-books driving the extinction of bookstores, I live for thrift shops, where one can find literary gems for a few dollars. I just paid 50 cents for the 1994 book “That Year of Our War,” by Gloria Goldreich. I loved it.

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Ricki Lewis Ricki Lewis said: "In these days of e-books driving the extinction of bookstores, I live for thrift shops, where one can find literary gems for a few dollars. I just paid 50 cents for the 1994 book “That Year of Our War,” by Gloria Goldreich. I loved it.

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"The blurbs on my new book are all accurate ("The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It"). Counter to the above, which I'm sure happens, s...more "
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Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
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Since I write biology textbooks, I thought it might be fun to recast the dance of the nubile Anastasia and the well-endowed sadist Mr. Grey, using language from the book (including the grating first person) as well as from my intro biology textbook L...more
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"Thanks so much Judie! You made my mother's day quite wonderful! "
The Forever Fix by Ricki Lewis
" I won this book on goodreads. This book was awesome. I learned so much about gene therapy and the number of diseases it is helping to cure. The little boy Cory is so brave to have gone through so much to get get his sight back.
Also it told about a... " Read more of this review »
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Summer House by Nancy Thayer
Summer House
by Nancy Thayer
read in April, 2012
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Summer House is a saga of a three-generational family with two branches, summering in their mansion on Nantucket. The action pings from Nona, the matriarch, to Helen, in her fifties, and her daughter Charlotte, 30. The other branch of the family, the...more
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"Hi, Judie. You won the giveaway for my book "The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It." I haven't received my copies to sign and send ye...more "
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"Hi Fred! You won my new book "The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It" in the giveaway, and I just wanted to say hi and thank you. I ha...more "
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