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Genetic destinies

Author: Peter Little
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Genetic Destinies" opens with the stories of the lives of two imaginary women, which encompass the very best and the very worst of our hopes for gene science. Understanding what is reality and what  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Little
ISBN: 0198504543 9780198504542 0198607849 9780198607847
OCLC Number: 48532788
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 264 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Genes, dreams, and nightmares --
Why are we all different human beings? --
Hundred thousand reasons for being different --
Where do all the differences come from? --
Differences, genes, and lives --
Genes and the mind --
Genes and personalities --
Intelligence and the four-way tangle --
Can we alter our inheritance? --
Dreams and nightmares revisited --
So what are you afraid of now?
Responsibility: Peter Little.
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"Little has been a molecular geneticist for more than 25 years, and when he comments near the end, "In this book, we have covered most of genetics," he does not overstate the matter. Little has Read more...

 
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