The Book of Man
The Human Genome Project and the Quest to Discover Our Genetic HeritageBook - 1995 | 1st Scribner ed
Covers the history of genetics and molecular biology, and the Human Genome Project, which aims to map the 100,000 genes that control human development. Bodmer (former president, Human Genome Organization) assures the reader that although the subjects of this megaproject financed by federal megabucks may be human, most experiments in the field have been done on animals. Other topics include forensic science, and legal and social issues surrounding genetic engineering. Lacks a bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1995
Edition: 1st Scribner ed
Branch Call Number: 573.2 B668
Characteristics: ix, 259 p. : ill. ; 25 cm