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Embryos under the Microscope The Diverging Meanings of Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674725553, Harvard University Press, May 2014
328 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 23 halftones, 1 table
Too tiny to see with the naked eye, the human embryo was just a hypothesis until the microscope made observation of embryonic development possible. This changed forever our view of the minuscule cluster of cells that looms large in questions about th...
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£23,00
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Genetic Explanations Sense and Nonsense
ISBN: HB: 9780674064461, Harvard University Press, February 2013
384 pp., 23.1x16.3 cm, 2 graphs, 4 tables
Can genes determine which fifty-year-old will succumb to Alzheimer's, which citizen will turn out on voting day, and which child will be marked for a life of crime? Yes, according to the Internet, a few scientific studies, and some in the biotechnolo...
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£36,00
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Life from an RNA World The Ancestor Within
ISBN: PB: 9780674060715, Harvard University Press, March 2011
208 pp., 21.1x14.7 cm, 13 line illus.
A majority of evolutionary biologists believe that we now can envision our biological predecessors – not the first, but nearly the first, living beings on Earth. "Life from an RNA World" is about these vanished forebears, sketching them in the distan...
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£15,00
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Case against Perfection Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering
ISBN: PB: 9780674036383, Harvard University Press, September 2009
176 pp., 17.8x10.8 cm
Breakthroughs in genetics present us with a promise and a predicament. The promise is that we will soon be able to treat and prevent a host of debilitating diseases. The predicament is that our newfound genetic knowledge may enable us to manipulate o...
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£12,00
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