Developments in the field of genetics (including, but not limited to, human genetics) have brought into being (or at least into the realm of plausibility) a "genetic engineering" which is widely perceived to pose a diverse assortment of intricately tangled and in many respects novel ethical problem
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'Genethics' is the most lucid and authoritative guide for general readers to modern genetic technology and the myriad ethical issues it raises.About the Author:
David Suzuki, a well-known geneticist and science broadcaster, is Professor of Biology at the University of British Columbia.
Peter Knudtson is a freelance science writer based in Vancouver.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1988. Stiff Cover Pictorial. Book Condition: Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 384pp including index, all pages perfectly tight bright and clean, looks little read, with only minor creasing. Bookseller Inventory # 002297
Book Description Allen & Unwin, North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, 1989. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 384pp., b/white figures and illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly corner creased. "From coiling, rod-shaped chromosomes to the intricate wing patterns of the peppered moth; from the transformation of farm animals into genetic factories to the search for genetically culled antibodies, this work heralds the promise of a better world . . . or the horrors that an age of 'genetic manipulation' could bring. Clearly we have reached a time of dramatic and potentially dangerous change, one that requires a new vision of reality - a Genethics . . . " Book weight approx. 499g. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010748