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The Usborne internet-linked introduction to genes & DNA

Author: Anna Claybourne; Stephen Moncrieff; Michael J Reiss; Felicity Brooks; Carrie Seay
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub. ; London : Osborne Pub., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the role of DNA and genes in reproduction, and discusses heredity, the history of genetics, such new techniques and developments as genetic engineering and cloning, and the ethical issues which they may raise.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Claybourne; Stephen Moncrieff; Michael J Reiss; Felicity Brooks; Carrie Seay
ISBN: 1580865461 9781580865463 0794504442 9780794504441
OCLC Number: 53079115
Notes: Originally published: London : Usborne, ©2003.
Includes index.
Credits: Scientific consultant, Michael J. Reiss ; edited by Felicity Brooks ; additional designs by Laura Parker ; American editor, Carrie Seay.
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The gene revolution --
Understanding genes --
Where are genes? --
Chromosomes --
The gene code --
Building a baby --
Genes at work --
Passing on genes --
Genetic traits --
Changing over time --
How genetics began --
Discovering DNA --
Gene science today --
The human genome --
Genetic engineering --
GM foods --
Genetic medicine --
Designer babies --
Cloning --
Living forever --
DNA testing --
Right or wrong? --
Perfect people --
Making money --
Making monsters --
Into the future.
Other Titles: Introduction to genes & DNA
Internet-linked introduction to genes & DNA
Genes and DNA
Responsibility: Anna Claybourne ; designed and illustrated by Stephen Moncrieff ; scientific consultant, Michael J. Reiss ; edited by Felicity Brooks ; additional designs by Laura Parker ; American editor, Carrie Seay.

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Explains the role of DNA and genes in reproduction, and discusses heredity, the history of genetics, such new techniques and developments as genetic engineering and cloning, and the ethical issues which they may raise.

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