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Genetics /

by Claybourne, Anna.
Series: Science in focus Published by : Chelsea House, (New York :) Physical details: 47 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm. ISBN:079108860X (hardcover); 9780791088609 (hardcover). Year: 2006
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Inside a cell -- DNA -- How genes work -- Making new cells -- Passing on genes -- Baby blueprint -- Genetic traits -- Recessive and dominant traits -- Genetic diseases -- Nature and nurture -- Discovering genes -- Genetic engineering -- Cloning and designer babies -- Genetic medicine -- DNA mapping and testing -- DNA debates -- What happens next?.

Explores one of the fastest-growing areas of science with topics that affect us all, such as what DNA fingerprinting is and why it is carried out, is engineering save and could "designing life" bring untold benefits or massive trouble, andhow researchers are tackling genetic diseases, and the growing use of bioengineered medicines.

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