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Title:
The revolution in genetics
Author:
Miller-Schroeder, Patricia.
Publication Information:
Mankato, MN : Weigl Publishers, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
56 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm.
Summary:
Discusses advances in the study of genetics, such as the discovery of DNA, the Human Genome Project, agricultural biotechnology, and genetic engineering, and looks at the ethical implications these technologies present.
General Note:
Based on The Revolution in Genetics: Where will biotechnology lead? Cheltenham, England : Understanding Global Issues, Ltd., c2000.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 10.1 3.0 61540.
ISBN:
9781583401712
Format :
Book

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Discusses advances in the study of genetics, such as the discovery of DNA, the Human Genome Project, agricultural biotechnology, and genetic engineering, and looks at the ethical implications these technologies present.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
The History of Heredityp. 7
DNA Unraveledp. 10
Tools for Technologyp. 16
Genetics and Medicinep. 22
Mapping the Genetically Modified Worldp. 28
Charting Geneticsp. 30
Down on the Farmp. 33
Genetics and Ethicsp. 36
Who is in Control?p. 42
Time Line of Eventsp. 46
Concept Webp. 48
Quizp. 50
Internet Resourcesp. 52
Further Readingp. 53
Glossaryp. 54
Indexp. 55