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Brave new worlds : staying human in the genetic future

Author: Bryan Appleyard
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author "explores the promise and danger of genetic manipulation, forging a link between a scientific juggernaut and its moral and ethical implications."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Appleyard
ISBN: 0670869899 9780670869893
OCLC Number: 38410554
Description: 198 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: the secret of life? --
ch. 1. the future --
ch. 2. god, the bomb, and the double helix --
ch. 3. eugenics 1: the right to be unhappy --
ch. 4. eugenics 2: tattooing foreheads --
ch. 5. the mighty gene --
ch. 6. seeds of destruction --
ch. 7. the spider.
Responsibility: Bryan Appleyard.

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The author "explores the promise and danger of genetic manipulation, forging a link between a scientific juggernaut and its moral and ethical implications."--Jacket.

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