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Genetics and Society

By: B Holland and CP Kyriacou

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Aug 1993 | #27936 | ISBN: 0201565153
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World leaders in genetic engineering discuss the social and ethical issues arising from recent advances in molecular genetics.


Contents

Public misunderstanding of science and its political ramifications; human genome project; genetic engineering agriculture; genetic fingerprinting and its social and legal implications; molecular medicine; pre-implantation diagnosis of genetic disease; the problems of knowledge.

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