Simon & Schuster



The Code Breaker

Like Lab Girl on steroids, The Code Breaker paints a detailed picture of how Nobel Prize-winning scientist Jennifer Douda works.

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Review of ‘The Code Breaker’

Thank goodness Jennifer Doudna didn’t listen to her high school guidance counselor, who told her that girls don’t do science. Instead, Doudna followed her passion and pursued biochemistry, inspired by her childhood explorations of beaches, meadows and lava flow caves in her hometown of Hilo, Hawaii. When Doudna read James Watson’s book The Double…

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