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Author: E Paul Zehr
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : ECW Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this accessibly written and fascinating exploration through Marvel's Captain America, Zehr shows how recent advances in biomedical science, robotics, steroids, genetic engineering and nanotechnology have fundamentally altered the potential role humans can play in shaping their own biology.
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Zehr, E. Paul.
Chasing Captain America.
[S.l.] : Ecw Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1003822036
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Paul Zehr
ISBN: 9781773051413 1773051415 9781773051406 1773051407 9781773051420 1773051423
OCLC Number: 1031708155
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Copyright; Table of Contents; Foreword; Prelude: The Origin of the First Avenger . . .; 1. News Flash: Captain America Comes in from the Cold; 2. Superhero Science Project: Sowing the Seeds for a Super Soldier Serum; 3. Human! Can Captain America Overcome the Endangered Species Inside Each of Us?; 4. Shape! Can We A.I.M. to Make the Star-Spangled Avenger?; 5. Muscles in Motion! Stem Cells, Steroids, and the Sentinel of Liberty; 6. Think! Putting Kapow and Know-How Into Cap's Cranium; 7. Longevity! The Steve Rogers Regeneration and Retirement Project. 8. Creating Captain America: Engineering a Super Soldier with Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll9. Behold the Future! What's to Come for Captain America?; 10. Pre-Evolving Humanity for Future Frontiers: Bioengineered Superheroes in Space; 11. The Ethical Implications of Captain America: Are We Obliged to Enhance Ourselves?; Afterword; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; Index; About the Author; Back Cover.
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In this accessibly written and fascinating exploration through Marvel's Captain America, Zehr shows how recent advances in biomedical science, robotics, steroids, genetic engineering and nanotechnology have fundamentally altered the potential role humans can play in shaping their own biology.

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