Promising genomics : Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a world of speculation (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Promising genomics : Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a world of speculation

Author: Michael Fortun
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates how deCODE Genetics, in Iceland, became one of the wealthiest companies of its kind, as well as one of the most scandalous, with its plan to use the genes and medical records of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fortun
ISBN: 9780520247505 0520247507 9780520247512 0520247515
OCLC Number: 488193831
Description: x, 330 s
Contents: Acknowledgments Ch 1. LavaXLand Ch 2. FriendXAdvance Man Ch 3. FastXFast Ch 4. CounterfeitXMoney Ch 5. KariXdeCODE Ch 6. DogXWhale Ch 7. HistoryXFable Ch 8. KeikoXK.Co. Ch 9. TrustXGullibility Ch X. PromisesXPromises Ch 10. DistanceXComplicity Ch 11. NonXGovernmental Organization Ch 12. IcelandXWorld Ch 13. PublicXPrivate Ch 14. Open FutureXSafe Harbor Ch 15. ManiaXFundamentals Ch 16. PromiseXDisclosure Ch 17. Yahoo!XFinance Ch 18. SameXDi*erence Ch 19. PresumedXConsent Ch 20. GenomicsXSlot Machines Ch 21. EthicsXExpediency Ch 22. EverythingXNothing Forward Looking Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Mike Fortun

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"An engaging work of writing." Journal Of Biosocial Science

 
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