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Searching for molecular solutions; empirical discovery and its future.

9780470146828

Searching for molecular solutions; empirical discovery and its future.

Dunn, Ian S.

John Wiley & Sons

2010

458 pages

$115.00

Hardcover

QP514

An immunologist and cell and molecular biologist working for a biotechnology company in Massachusetts, Dunn compares different modes of molecular discovery, emphasizing the historical and ongoing importance of empirical strategies without denying the value of rational methods. His account could interest student or professional scientists interested in the philosophy and approaches of experimental science. Among his topics are nature's precedents for empirical solutions, evolution while you wait, the blind shaper of nucleic acids, evolving and creating recognition molecules, an empirical-rational loop forward, and exploring the limits.

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