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Kary Mullis
Kary Mullis

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Kary Mullis was born in North Carolina in 1944. He grew up in Columbia, South Carolina, and attended the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his doctorate in biochemistry in 1973 from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1993 Dr. Mullis was awarded the Nobel Prize and the Japan Prize for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). He lives in La Jolla and Anderson Valley, California, with his wife, Nancy.

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Dancing Naked in the Mind Field

Written by Kary Mullis


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Dancing Naked in the Mind Field

Written by Kary Mullis


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 4, 2000
Price: $16.95

Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist. Kary Mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science. He is also a surfer, a veteran of Berkeley in the sixties, and perhaps the only Nobel... Read more >
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