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The Proteus Effect: Stem Cells and Their Promise for Medicine
Stem cells could be the key that unlocks cures to scores of diseases and illnesses. Their story is at once compelling, controversial, and remarkable. Part detective story, part medical history, The Proteus Effect recounts the events leading up to the discovery of stem cells and their incredible potential for the future of medicine. What exactly are these biological wonders ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published October 2nd 2004 by Joseph Henry Press
(first published September 2nd 2004)
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I usually like to read biology/science related books. But this was wasn't all that interesting. The Language of Cells: A Doctor and His Patients The Pony Fish's Glow: And Other Clues to Plan and Purpose in Nature, & Liaisons of Life: From Hornworts to Hippos--How the Unassuming Microbe has Driven Evolution are still by far my favorites.