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Publisher Comments:

As the boundaries between science and big business increasingly blur, and researchers race to patent medical discoveries, the international community needs to find a common protocol for the protection of the wider human interest. This extraordinary enterprise is a glimpse of our shared human heritage, offering hope for future research and a fresh outlook on our understanding of ourselves.

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Sulston led the British contingent of the international team working on the Human Genome Project, and tells the inside story of the politics involved, particularly the tension between the scientific tradition of shared information and the intellectual property paradigm of corporate capitalism. Ferry is a British science writer and broadcaster. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Sulston takes readers behind the scenes for an in-depth look at the controversial story behind the headlines of sequencing the human genome. The accomplishments and the setbacks--along with all the politics, personalities, and ethics--that shaped the research are explored by a central figure key to the project.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-302) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780309084093
Author:
Sulston, John
Author:
Ferry, Georgina
Author:
John Sulston and Georgina Ferry
Author:
Sulston, John
Publisher:
Joseph Henry Press
Location:
Washington, DC
Subject:
History
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Human genome project
Subject:
Genetics, Medical.
Subject:
Genome, Human.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics
Subject:
Bioethical Issues
Subject:
Biology-Genetics
Series:
Joseph Henry Press Books
Series Volume:
no. 68
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
9.22x6.26x1.15 in. 1.56 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Sulston takes readers behind the scenes for an in-depth look at the controversial story behind the headlines of sequencing the human genome. The accomplishments and the setbacks--along with all the politics, personalities, and ethics--that shaped the research are explored by a central figure key to the project.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-302) and index.
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