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Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Cloningby Jay D. Gralla
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The most important technology of the 21st century.
Do a double-take with this one-of-a-kind guide. One of technology's most awe-inspiring and hotly-debated topics-cloning-is made clearer here than anywhere else. It runs the gamut from genetic- and bioengineering, to an even handed analysis of the moral, political, and ethical issues surrounding these technologies.
Claims of cloned babies, the Human Genome Project, and cryogenics continue to create headlines and spur debate
Congress will soon decide whether the federal government should have a say about cloning human cells for medical research
The completion of the Human Genome Project and recent claims about cloned babies have both led to increased media coverage and public interest in cloning and the morality surrounding it.
- Claims of cloned babies, the Human Genome Project, and cryogenics continue to create headlines and spur debate- Congress will soon decide whether the federal government should have a say about cloning human cells for medical research
About the Author
Jay D. Gralla, Ph.D., is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at UCLA. With a Ph.D. in biophysics from Yale, he has been a fellow at Harvard University and the Pasteur Institute in France.
Preston Gralla is the author of over 20 books and has written for USA Today, Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, and the Dallas Morning News, where he was a technology columnist. He has also been featured on national television and radio.
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