Book title: THE GENNETICS REVOLUTION: History, Fears, and Future of a Life-Altering Science
Author(s): Rose M. Morgan
ISBN: 0313336725
Publication Year: 2009
Binding: HB
Pages: 232
Price: Rs. 995
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About the Book:

What will our lives be like fifty years from now? What will be know about ourselves as humans, and now will that affect our lives? It’s impossible to know the future for certain, but one thing we do know—perhaps nothing will alter our future more than the Genetics Revolution of the past thirty-five years. This book clarifies the history and examines the possible impact of five major areas of genetics research.

·         * The Human Genome Project and genetic engineering

·         * In vitro fertilization (IVF) and the technology of reproduction

·      * The Human Genome Diversity Project, which is studying the variation of the human genome

·         *  Embryonic stem-cell research

·         *  Cloning

All of these areas of research produce two reactions among the general public-hope for the improvement of people’s lives, and fear of science out of control. 



About the Author:

ROSE M. MORGAN, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita of Biology at Minot State University. She has published over 50 articles in refereed national  and international scientific journals, as well as several other books. She is listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who in America. Currently, she is an independent scholar.


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