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Genetic engineering

Author: Marina Cohen
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub., ©2010.
Series: Let's relate to genetics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking information out of one living thing and putting it into another is what genetic engineering is all about. How do scientists do it? Why do they do it? What are the results of their experiments with these amazing genetic materials? Through colorful photos, diagrams, and stories, you can understand the basics of genetic engineering. You can even see what the future of this science holds, from Enviropigs to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marina Cohen
ISBN: 9780778749509 0778749509 9780778749677 0778749673
OCLC Number: 351296331
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Genetic engineering --
Discovering genes --
DNA at work --
Same but different --
Miraculous medicine.
Series Title: Let's relate to genetics.
Responsibility: Marina Cohen.

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Taking information out of one living thing and putting it into another is what genetic engineering is all about. How do scientists do it? Why do they do it? What are the results of their experiments with these amazing genetic materials? Through colorful photos, diagrams, and stories, you can understand the basics of genetic engineering. You can even see what the future of this science holds, from Enviropigs to designer pets!

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Wonderful resource for middle level students

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-02-10) Excellent Permalink

This is a wonderful resource for middle level students.  It has lots of excellent photographs, good sicence and interesting facts to interest readers.  It also has a great index. 

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