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- Rough Guides 2007; US$ 16.99
What exactly is a gene? How does cloning actually work? Are designer babies a bad idea? Could we ever clone a human? The Rough Guide To Genes & Cloning answers all these questions and more. From the inside story of cells and their structure and the sleuths who cracked the genetic code to DNA cloning, twins and Dolly the sheep. Illustrated throughout... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 15.99
One of Nature ?s Summer Book Picks One of Publishers Weekly ?s Top Ten Spring 2013 Science Books For centuries, we?ve toyed with our creature companions, breeding dogs that herd and hunt, housecats that look like tigers, and teacup pigs that fit snugly in our handbags. But what happens when we take animal alteration a step further, engineering... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 21.00
For over three decades, Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future. In his classic The Age of Spiritual Machines , he argued that computers would soon rival the full range of human intelligence at its best. Now he examines the next step in this inexorable evolutionary process:... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 119.95
This welcome new edition discusses bioprocess engineering from the perspective of biology students. It includes a great deal of new material and has been extensively revised and expanded. These updates strengthen the book and maintain its position as the book of choice for senior undergraduates and graduates seeking to move from biochemistry/microbiology/molecular... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00
With the increasing worldwide prevalence of tissue damage, there is an urgent, growing demand for tissue engineering materials to mimic autologous tissue for surgical repair. Many attempts have been made to produce long-lasting, biocompatible implants. To overcome the mechanical and biological limitations of synthetic implants, the development of native... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00
The use of biotechnology and genetic engineering has implications on all aspects of life--from the foods people eat to the way diseases are treated. As scientists and researchers discover more about this emerging field, moral concerns become a heated topic for people who question just how far this technology should reach. Biotechnology and Genetic... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Explains why biotechnology is a relevant and volatile issues. Begins with a history of biotechnology and its effect on agriculture, medicine, and the environment. Equal space is devoted to discussing the efforts of human-rights advocates, animal-rights advocates, and environmentalists to create definitive governmental regulations for this budding industry. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
Brimming with scientific insight into the habitat, internal structure and other such attributes of wasps, this is an interesting book. Besides arguing that the wasps do not come into the chronology of the theory of evolution, he presents many interesting perspectives about these insects. This engrossing work is filled with information and knowledge. more...