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A Terrible Beauty is Born: Clones, Genes and the Future of Mankind

Series: Science Spectra Series

By: Brendan Curran

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #133197 | ISBN: 041528709X
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133196 | ISBN: 0415287081
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About this book

By demystifying genetic engineering and exploring the basic biology underlying the living world, Curran explains how clones and cloning technology are in many ways extensions of processes occurring constantly in nature: Used wisely these processes have the potential to bring enormous benefits; abused, they carry with them potential dangers which we ignore at our peril.


Contents

Uniquely similar!; incredible journeys; what is it about the nucleus?; the health of the nation; dealing with the invisible; awesome analysis; knowledge is power; molecular magic; miracle cures; beyond belief; all is changed - utterly changed.

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