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How genetic research changed the world

Author: Carla Mooney
Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2019. ©2019
Series: How science changed the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent decades, genetic research has made amazing breakthroughs and developed life-changing technologies in many fields and industries. Scientists are using genetic research to treat and understand disease, catch criminals, improve food crops, and develop high-end security. Through genetic research, scientists are unlocking the mystery of human evolution and creating powerful new ways to manipulate genes and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mooney, Carla, 1970-
How genetic research changed the world.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2019
(DLC) 2018008023
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Mooney
ISBN: 9781682824115 168282411X
OCLC Number: 1023817151
Target Audience: Grade 9 to 12.
Description: 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: A medical choice --
The hunt for genes --
The genome era : sequencing, mapping and interpreting DNA --
The origins of genetic engineering and biotechnology --
Advances in molecular medicine --
The future of genetic research.
Series Title: How science changed the world.
Responsibility: by Carla Mooney.

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In recent decades, genetic research has made amazing breakthroughs and developed life-changing technologies in many fields and industries. Scientists are using genetic research to treat and understand disease, catch criminals, improve food crops, and develop high-end security. Through genetic research, scientists are unlocking the mystery of human evolution and creating powerful new ways to manipulate genes and change the world.

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