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Beyond human : engineering our future evolution

Author: Erik Seedhouse
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, 2014.
Series: Science and fiction (Springer (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beyond Human is an informative and accessible guide for all those interested in the developing sciences of genetic engineering, bioprinting, and human cloning. Illustrating the ideas with reference to well-known science fiction films and novels, the author provides a unique insight into and understanding of how genetic manipulation, cloning, and other novel bio-technologies will one day allow us to redesign our  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Seedhouse
ISBN: 9783662435267 3662435268 366243525X 9783662435250
OCLC Number: 886524484
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 153 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Preface --
Human Genetic Engineering --
Building Better Sportsmen: The Genetic Enhancement of Athletes --
Cloning --
He Human Clone Market --
Bioprinting --
Printing Humans --
Designing Humans --
Perils and Promises --
Evolutionary Engineering --
Appendex --
Index.
Series Title: Science and fiction (Springer (Firm))
Responsibility: Erik Seedhouse.

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