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  • Cloning: A Reference Handbookby David Newton

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    The history of cloning experiments dates back more than a century, but advances in technology in recent decades have multiplied the potential applications of cloning?and expanded the controversies surrounding these possibilities. Cloning: A Reference Handbook provides an accessible description of the development of plant and animal cloning from... more...

  • Advances in Geneticsby Theodore Friedmann; Jay C. Dunlap; Stephen F. Goodwin

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 171.00

    The field of genetics is rapidly evolving, and new medical breakthroughs are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of genetics. Advances in Genetics continually publishes important reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines. Critically analyzes future directions Written and edited... more...

  • Human Heredity in the Twentieth Centuryby Bernd Gausemeier

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The essays in this collection examine how human heredity was understood between the end of the First World War and the early 1970s. The contributors explore the interaction of science, medicine and society in determining how heredity was viewed across the world during the politically turbulent years of the twentieth century. more...

  • Cracking the Genomeby Kevin Davies

    Free Press 2001; US$ 25.00

    In 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the double helix structure of DNA. The discovery was a profound, Nobel Prize-winning moment in the history of genetics, but it did not decipher the messages on the twisted, ladderlike strands within our cells. No one knew what the human genome sequence actually was. No one had cracked the code of life.... more...

  • Introduction to Statistical Methods in Modern Geneticsby M.C. Yang

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 139.95

    Although the basic statistical theory behind modern genetics is not very difficult, most statistical genetics papers are not easy to read for beginners in the field, and formulae quickly become very tedious to fit a particular area of application. Introduction to Statistical Methods in Modern Genetics distinguishes between the necessary and unnecessary... more...

  • Analysis of Genes and Genomesby Richard J. Reece

    Wiley 2004; US$ 250.00

    This beautifully illustrated textbook provides a clear guide to the tools and techniques of genetic engineering, gene cloning and molecular biology. All aspects of genetic engineering in the post-genomic era are covered, beginning with the basics of DNA structure and DNA metabolism. Using an example-driven approach, the fundamentals... more...

  • Analyzing Chromosomesby B. Czepulkowski

    BIOS Scientific Publishers 2000; US$ 38.99

    Analysing Chromosomes is a user-friendly guide to successful techniques in the cytogenetics laboratory. Basic theory is linked with suggestions for suitable protocols. more...

  • Understanding the Genomeby Editors of Scientific American

    Grand Central Publishing 2002; US$ 8.99

    Drawn from the pages of Scientific American and collected here for the first time, this work contains updated and condensed information, made accessible to a general popular science audience, on the subject of understanding the genome. more...

  • Genomics And Social Science Researchby Clement Bezold; Ian Miles

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    From forecasting the future of technology to shaping the priorities for research New technologies are allowing us to shape aspects of the world in unprecedented ways. The new understandings of how genetic information is processed in biological systems, what the functions of specific genes are, and how to engage in ??genetic engineering?? as well as... more...

  • Nature and Nurtureby Cynthia Garcia Coll; Elaine L. Bearer; Richard M. Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    What does it mean to find a gene or set of genes that are associated with ADHD, schizophrenia, or autism? Could we eradicate such diseases from our species through gene therapy? Is it possible to eradicate from our genome the genetic material that predisposes us to be too aggressive, too shy, less intelligent, or not active enough? Who has the political... more...