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Title:
Designer genes : a new era in the evolution of man
Author:
Potter, S. Steven.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
viii, 188 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The true story of Adam -- Figuring out which genes do what -- Sequencing the human genome -- The sequencing revolution -- Dogs -- What is all of that DNA doing anyway? -- Jumping genes (transposable elements) -- Genetic disease -- The surprising embryo -- Stem cells -- Modifying genes -- But is it moral? -- Are we smart enough to pick optimal gene combinations? -- Do no harm -- Athletics -- Alternative views -- The future.
ISBN:
9781400069057
Format :
Book