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Genetics: A Beginner's Guide

Popular Science

Series: Beginner's Guides

By: A Griffiths, B Guttman, D Suzuki and T Cullis

Oneworld Publications

Paperback | Nov 2002 | #159863 | ISBN: 1851683046
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About this book

With genetics and genetic engineering receiving almost daily coverage in the media, this new book is an introduction for general readers who wish to know more about a science that is changing our world. Starting with the history of genetics, from primitive breeding programs to Mendel's Law, and moving on to a full explanation of genetics and its role in our future, this is an illustrated and accessible guide to all the key topics. Designed to provide all the necessary facts for readers to make informed decisions about such 'hot' issues as genetic engineering and GM foods, this is a sensible and uniquely comprehensive survey of genetics past, present and future.

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