Usborne Internet Linked Introduction to Genes & DNA

Usborne Internet Linked Introduction to Genes & DNA

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Usborne Internet Linked Introduction to Genes & DNA

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A fascinating introduction to an exciting and controversial topic. Stunning 3D artwork takes you deep inside a cell to see where genes are found. Clear, friendly text and simple, step-by-step diagrams show how gene science works. Goes behind the headlines to explain GM food, cloning, the Human Genome Project, gene therapy, designer babies and DNA testing. Explores the rights and wrongs of gene science. Free images available for downloading from Usborne Quick-links.

Series: Genes and DNA
Author: A. Claybourne

Ages: 9 years and up
Size of book: 8 1/2 x 10 3/4 Pages: 64

Contents Include:

  • The gene revolution
  • Understanding genes
  • Where are genes?
  • Chromosomes
  • The gene code
  • Building a baby
  • Genes at work
  • Passing on genes
  • Genetic traits
  • Changing over time
  • How genetics began
  • Discovering DNA
  • Gene science today
  • The human genome
  • Genetic engineering
  • GM foods
  • Genetic medicine
  • Designer babies
  • Cloning
  • Living forever
  • DNA testing
  • Right or wrong?
  • Perfect people
  • Making money
  • Making monsters
  • Into the future
  • Time-line
  • Who's who
  • Glossary
  • Facts and figures
  • Index

Additional Information

SKU

USB515621

Weight

1.0 lb

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