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Paperback The Rough Guide to Genes and Cloning 1 (Rough Guide Reference) Book

ISBN: 1843537591

ISBN13: 9781843537595

The Rough Guide to Genes and Cloning 1 (Rough Guide Reference)

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What exactly is a gene? How does cloning actually work? Are designer babies a bad idea? Could we ever clone a human? The Rough Guide To Genes & Cloning answers all these questions and more. From the inside story of cells and their structure and the sleuths who cracked the genetic code to DNA cloning, twins and Dolly the sheep. Illustrated throughout with helpful pictures and diagrams, this Rough Guide turns the microscope on the things that make us...

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A remarkable book- extremely comprehensive

I'm very impressed with this book- in 300 pages (of relatively small font), it covers all facets of genetics, including the latest research. They even mention genetics in pop culture with a listing of notable movies and books... The authors present the material with remarkable clarity...the only "error" I saw was when they state that humans are 99.99% the same (a recent study that just came out has now reduced this to 99.0%). Overall, this may be the best book for the layman- I've also heard good things about "Genetics for Dummies" (2005), but I haven't read that one yet...
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