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Science  16 Feb 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5507, pp. 1264-1265
DOI: 10.1126/science.1058576

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The Century of the Gene. Evelyn Fox Keller. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2000. 190 pp. $22.95, £15.95. ISBN 0-674-00372-1.

Sketching some highlights from the history of genetics and considering what the future may bring, Keller calls for biologists to shed their reductionistic, gene-centered approaches to challenging questions of evolution and development.

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