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Author Potter, S. Steven.

Title Designer genes : a new era in the evolution of man / Steven Potter.

Imprint New York : Random House, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    611.0181 POT    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    611.01816 POT    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 188 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
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.
Subject Human genetics -- Popular works.
Genetic engineering -- Popular works
Genes -- Popular works.
ISBN 140006905X (alk. paper)
9781400069057 (alk. paper)

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