## Table of contents for 100 most important science ideas : key concepts in genetics, physics and mathematics / Mark Henderson, Joanne Baker, Tony Crilly.

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of Contents

Introduction

Genetics

The theory of evolution

The laws of inheritance

Genes and chromosomes

Sex

Genes, proteins and DNA

The double helix

Cracking the code of life

Genetic engineering

The human genome

Lessons of the genome

Genetic determinism

Selfish genes

Nature versus nurture

Genetic diseases

Gene hunting

Cancer

Behavioral genetics

Genetic history

Sex genes

The battle of the sexes

Genetic fingerprinting

GM crops

Evo-devo

Stem cells

Cloning

Gene therapy

Genetic testing

Designer babies

Junk DNA

Copy number variation

Epigenetics

The RNA revolution

Artificial life

Physics

Mach's principle

Newton's laws of motion

Kepler's laws

Newton's law of gravitation

Conservation of energy

Second law of thermodynamics

Newton's theory of color

Huygens' principle

Bragg's law

Doppler effect

Ohm's law

Maxwell's equations

Planck's law

Photoelectric effect

Schrodinger's wave equation

Heisenberg uncertainty principle

Copenhagen interpretation

Schrodinger's cat

Rutherford's atom

Antimatter

Nuclear fission

Nuclear fusion

Standard model

Special relativity

General relativity

Black holes

Olbers' paradox

Hubble's law

The Big bang

Cosmic inflation

Dark matter

Cosmological constant

Fermi paradox

Anthropic principle

Mathematics

Pi

Euler's Number

Infinity

Imaginary numbers

Primes

Perfect Numbers

Fibonacci numbers

Golden rectangles

Pascal's triangle

Algebra

Logic

Proof

Sets

Calculus

Curves

Topology

Dimension

Fractals

Chaos

The parallel postulate

Graphs

Probability

Distributions

The normal curve

Connecting data

Groups

Matrices

Codes

Latin squares

The diet problem

Game theory

Fermat's last theorem

The Riemann hypothesis

Glossary

Index

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:

Genetics -- Popular works.

Physics -- Popular works.

Mathematics -- Popular works.

Gâenâetique -- Miscellanâees.

Physique -- Miscellanâees.

Mathâematiques -- Miscellanâees.