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    The future of genetics : beyond the human genome project / Russ Hodge ; foreword by Nadia Rosenthal.
    by Hodge, Russ, 1961-
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    New York, NY : Facts on File, 2010.
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  • Genetics -- Forecasting.
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    9780816066841 (alk. paper)
    0816066841 (alk. paper)
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    xix, 204 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
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    Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. The origins of twenty-first-century biology -- Plants, animals, and cells -- Cell biology and medicine -- Evolution, genetics, and mathematics -- The failed marriage between evolution and sociology -- Cell biology, chemistry, and genes -- Physics, chemistry, and genetics -- Genetics, embryology, and evolution -- The rise of genetic engineering -- Computers and biology -- 2. Literature, culture, and social perceptions of science -- Frankenstein : or, The modern Prometheus -- Evolution, religion, and schools -- Eugenics and Brave new world -- The shape of humans to come--the transhumans of Patricia Piccinini -- Silent spring and the rise of environmental movements -- Genetically modified crops and the marketing of science -- Cloned dinosaurs and invaders from space -- 3. Studying life in the post-genome era -- Genotypes and phenotypes -- Genomic technologies -- Biodiversity and metagenomics -- Metagenomics, extremophiles, and the search for extraterrestrial life -- Manipulating genes -- Imaging molecules within living cells -- The digital embryo -- Imaging bodies -- 4. The future of humanity and the world -- Designer babies and post-human future -- Curing brain diseases and the new pharmacology -- Cure from shamans and traditional healers -- Consciousness and the brain -- The quest for eternal youth and immortality -- Saving the world : ants, humans, and the fate of the Earth -- Chronology -- Glossary -- Further resources -- Index.
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