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A crack in creation : the new power to control evolution

Author: Jennifer A Doudna; Samuel H Sternberg
Publisher: London : The Bodley Head, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jennifer Doudna, the world-famous scientist behind CRISPR, 'one of the most monumental discoveries in biology' (New York TimesA Crack In Creation also asks us to consider what our new-found power means: how do we enjoy its unprecedented benefits while avoiding its equally unprecedented dangers? As Doudna argues, every member of our species is implicated in the answers to these questions. Somehow we must consider and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer A Doudna; Samuel H Sternberg
ISBN: 0544716965 9780544716964 9781473524194 1473524199
OCLC Number: 1002522541
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 281 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Jennifer Doudna, Samuel Sternberg.

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Jennifer Doudna, the world-famous scientist behind CRISPR, 'one of the most monumental discoveries in biology' (New York TimesA Crack In Creation also asks us to consider what our new-found power means: how do we enjoy its unprecedented benefits while avoiding its equally unprecedented dangers? As Doudna argues, every member of our species is implicated in the answers to these questions. Somehow we must consider and act together. The future of humankind - and of all life on Earth - is at stake. This book is an essential guide to the path that now lies ahead.

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The most important advance of our era. One of the pioneers of the field describes the exciting hunt for the key breakthrough and what it portends for our future -- Walter Isaacson Too important ... Read more...

 
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