Genetics / editor Justin Healey.
Contributor(s): Healey, Justin.Series: Issues in society ; v.149.Publisher: Rozelle, N.S.W. : The Spinney Press, c2001Description: 44 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1876811587.Subject(s): GeneticsDDC classification: 576.5
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Ch. 1. Understanding genetics and its uses. Understanding genetics. Gene technology and its uses. - Ch. 2. Latest developments in genetics. Of mice and men : the difference is just 300 genes. Mapping the genome. Of mice and men. Gene police to combat GM abuses. Human cloning research banned. The danger in a confused cloning law. A handy ANDi for the gene believers. Send in the clones : Dolly sells her soul. GM code labelled world's strictest. Genetic labelling is a consumer right. GM canola seeds escape to sprout thousands of unwanted offspring. - Ch. 3. Genetics - issues and ethics. Ethical principles and the 'new genetics'. Genetics - ethical, legal and social issues. What 'bioethics'? The science of gene technology : benefits and risks. Dark side of the clone. Cloning raises more questions than answers. Cloning offers only false hope for the infertile. State should subsidise genetic engineering for all, says Singer. Making people and the limits to choice. The body business. Born to save your sister. Posterity's catalogue of foetal attractions. Curse of the unclean gene. Gene technology : community views for and against. - Glossary. - Facts and figures. - Index. - Further resources.
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