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She has her mother's laugh : the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity —Zimmer, Carl, 1966- author.

Celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a profoundly original perspective on what we pass along from generation to generation. Charles Darwin played a crucial part in turning heredity ...

Hereditary

When her mentally ill mother passes away, a woman named Annie (Toni Collette) and her husband (Gabriel Byrne), son (Alex Wolff) and daughter (Milly Shapiro) all mourn her loss. The family turn to different means to handl...

What makes you you? —Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

"What Makes You You? is a mind-blowing introduction to the building blocks of life--DNA! Amazing 3D-style illustrations and diagrams help explain what it is, how it works, and what we can do with it. Breaking down comple...

Genes & heredity

"In [this video] students will learn that genes are the tiny "instruction manuals" contained in the chromosomes of every one of our cells and that genes are responsible for our characteristic traits -- like hair color, e...

Hereditary
Blu-ray
2018
Availability: 8 of 9

When her mentally ill mother passes away, a woman named Annie (Toni Collette) and her husband (Gabriel Byrne), son (Alex Wolff) and daughter (Milly Shapiro) all mourn her loss. The family turn to different means to handl...

The truth project —Medema, Dante.

Seventeen-year-old Cordelia Koenig intended to breeze through her senior project. While her peers stressed, Cordelia planned to use the same trace-your-roots genealogy idea her older sister used years prior. And getting ...

Three identical strangers

The astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of nineteen, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio's joyous reunion in 1980 cata...

I miss my grandpa —Xiaojing, Jin, author, illustrator.

A child asks different family members about her late grandfather and learns of his characteristics through the features he passed down to his children and grandchildren.

Prehistoric earth : a natural history

Collector's set explores the full spectrum of prehistoric life, from the rise of monsters millions of years ago to the reign of dinosaurs and our own evolutionary predecessors. Includes 9 hours of programming plus almost...

Three identical strangers
Blu-ray
2018
Availability: 10 of 11

The astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of nineteen, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio's joyous reunion in 1980 cata...

Traits and heredity.

"A graphic nonfiction volume that introduces how genes impact an organism's inherited traits, including variation, hybrids, mutations, and nature versus nurture"-- Provided by publisher.

The role of genes —Hartman, Eve.

A discussion of the role of genetics in people's lives, with illustrations, charts, graphs, and a timeline, covering the work of scientists such as Gregor Mendel and various terms and concepts related to the subject, suc...

The gene an intimate history —Mukherjee, Siddhartha, author.
Book On CD
2016
Availability: 2 of 2

The story of the gene begins in earnest in an obscure Augustinian abbey in Moravia in 1856 where Gregor Mendel, a monk working with pea plants, stumbles on the idea of a "unit of heredity." It intersects with Darwin's th...

The gene an intimate history —Mukherjee, Siddhartha, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2020
Availability: 0 of 1

A magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: what becomes of being human when we learn to 'read' and 'write' our own genetic information? 2016.

Cliff House —Udy, Susan.
Large Print
2014
Availability: 2 of 3

When Cliff House, which Jazz loved to visit as a child, is left to her by her Aunt Emily, she decides to move in rather than sell. It isn't long, however, before she's wondering if that decision was the right one, as mys...

Tracing your ancestors using DNA : a guide for family and local historians

"DNA research is one of the most important and rapidly advancing areas in modern science and the practical use of DNA testing in genealogy is one of its most exciting applications. Yet there is no recent British publicat...

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