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Shattered Self : the End of Natural Evolution.

Author: Pierre Baldi
Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA : MIT Press, 20020901.
Series: Bradford Bks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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An exploration of the far-reaching scientific and social changes made possible by advances in molecular biotechnology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Baldi
ISBN: 0262523345 9780262523349 0262025027 9780262025027 1282099817 9781282099814
OCLC Number: 990761104
Language Note: English.
Notes: Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph.
Description: 1 online resource (260 pages).
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Science today --
3. Molecular biology --
4. In vitro babies --
5. Human cloning --
6. Siamese twins --
7. Manipulating DNA --
8. Computers --
9. The last fronier: the brain --
10. Ethics and what can go wrong --
11. The information space --
Appendix A. The total number of humans --
Appendix B. Historical and technological aspects of cloning --
Appendix C. Stem cells --
Appendix D. Historical and technological aspects of the internet --
Appendix E. Sizing the internal self up and other brain issues.
Series Title: Bradford Bks.
Other Titles: Shattered Self : The End of Natural Evolution. : Bradford Book S
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