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Avoid boring people : lessons from a life in science, James D. Watson

Label
Avoid boring people : lessons from a life in science
Title
Avoid boring people
Title remainder
lessons from a life in science
Statement of responsibility
James D. Watson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From a living legend--James D. Watson, who shared the Nobel Prize for revealing the structure of DNA--comes a personal account of the making of a scientist. Watson shares the less revolutionary secrets he has found to getting along and getting ahead in a competitive world. Each phase of his experience yields age-specific practical advice. A believer in the intellectual promise of youth, Watson offers pointers to beginning scientists about choosing the projects that will shape their careers, the supreme importance of collegiality, and dealing with competitors within the same institution, even one who is a former mentor. Later he addresses the role and needs of science at large universities. Scorning political correctness, this irreverent romp through Watson's life and learning is a guide to anyone plotting a career in science (or most anything else), addressed both to the next generation and those who are entrusted with their minds.--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson, James D.
Dewey number
  • 572.8/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH3.W34
LC item number
A3 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Watson, James D
  • Molecular biologists
  • Scientists
Label
Avoid boring people : lessons from a life in science, James D. Watson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0716/2007015675.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
347 pages
Isbn
9780375412844
Lccn
2007015675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn123485197
  • (OCoLC)123485197
Label
Avoid boring people : lessons from a life in science, James D. Watson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0716/2007015675.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
347 pages
Isbn
9780375412844
Lccn
2007015675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn123485197
  • (OCoLC)123485197

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