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The Gene Machine

How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids--And the Kids We Have

The Gene Machine( )
Author: Rochman, Bonnie
ISBN:978-0-374-16078-4
Publication Date:Feb 2017
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Scientific American / Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

A sharp-eyed exploration of the promise and peril of having children in an age of genetic tests and interventionsIs DNA testing a triumph of modern medicine or a Pandora's box of possibilities? Is screening for disease in an embryo a humane form of family planning or a slippery slope toward eugenics? And, more practically, how do we navigate the dizzying and expanding array of tests available, with more appearing every day?In The Gene Machine, the award-winning journalist Bonnie...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Medical / Genetics
Medical / Ethics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.201 x 9.243 x 1.014 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds



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