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My beautiful genome : exposing our genetic future, one quirk at a time

Author: Lone Frank
Publisher: Oxford, England : Oneworld, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses the author's probe into her own genes to explore questions and concerns about personalized genomics, including the accuracy of the forecasts made from the results and how much the environment can affect the body and mind.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lone Frank
ISBN: 9781851688333 1851688331
OCLC Number: 712118732
Language Note: Translation of: Mit smukke genome.
Awards: Shortlisted for Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012.
Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : my accidental biology --
Casual about our codons --
Blood kin --
Honoring my snips, in sickness and in health --
The research revolutionaries --
Down in the brain --
Personality is a four-letter word --
The interpreter of biologies --
Looking for the new biological man.
Other Titles: Mit smukke genome.
Exposing our genetic future, one quirk at a time
Responsibility: Lone Frank ; [translation, Russell Dees ; illustrations by Jørgen Strunge].

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What if your future could be mapped out for you. Would you want to know?  Read more...

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Review Source: Publishers Weekly Review Date: 6 June 2011 Review Content: A probing biological memoir... Refreshing [and] wonderfully poetic.

 
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