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Building the New Man

by Francesco Cassata

Based on previously unexplored archival documentation, this book offers the first general overview of the history of Italian eugenics, not limited to the decades of Fascist regime, but instead ranging from the...


Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation: RNA Processing in Eukaryotes

by Jane Wu

Reflecting the rapid progress in the field, the book presents the current understanding of molecular mechanisms of post-transcriptional gene regulation thereby focusing on RNA processing mechanisms in eucaryotic...


Polyploid and Hybrid Genomics

by Z. Jeffrey Chen & James A. Birchler

Polyploidy plays an important role in biological diversity, trait improvement, and plant species survival. Understanding the evolutionary phenomenon of polyploidy is a key challenge for plant and crop scientists....


Systems Biology

by Robert A. Meyers

Systems biology is a relatively new biological study field that focuses on the systematic study of complex interactions in biological systems, thus using a new perspective (integration instead of reduction)...


Genetic Disorders and the Fetus

by Aubrey Milunsky & Jeff M. Milunsky

Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment, Eighth Edition is the eagerly awaited new edition of the discipline-leading work that has been at the forefront of diagnosis, prevention,...


The Biotech Revolution: Impact on Science Education in America

by Ken R. Harewood

This book draws attention to one of the most groundbreaking scientific advances of the twentieth century?James Watson?s seminal report on the structure of DNA. Based on his extensive experience in discovery...


The New Eugenics

by Conrad B. Quintyn Ph.D.

The specter of early twentieth-century eugenics?with its goal of preventing the ?unfit? from reproducing through forced sterilization?still haunts us in this era of genetic engineering.

Conrad B. Quintyn, an...


The Fourth Great Transformation

by Don Simborg

The next stage of human evolution is upon us! The world as we know it is about to change, as we begin to prepare for the creation of a new human species. Understanding how this will occur is the basis for understanding...


Genes, Germs and Medicine

by Jan Sapp

This is the first and only book on one of the most important scientists of the Twentieth Century.It offers a unique perspective on the origins of bacterial genetics and genetic engineering, and ethical issues...


Genes, Germs and Medicine

by Jan Sapp

This is the first and only book on one of the most important scientists of the Twentieth Century.It offers a unique perspective on the origins of bacterial genetics and genetic engineering, and ethical issues...


Autism: A Genetic Perspective - A Conversation with Jay Gargus

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Jay Gargus, Professor of Physiology, Biophysics and Pediatrics and Director of the Center for Autism Research and Translation at...


Turning Points

by Kostas Kampourakis

An accessible introduction to core concepts in evolution for lay readers, which shows that random events have played a critical role in the development of lifeCritical historical events--or "turning points"--have...


The Science of Health Disparities Research

by Irene Dankwa-Mullan, Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, Kevin L. Gardner & Xinzhi Zhang et al.

Integrates the various disciplines of the science of health disparities in one comprehensive volume

The Science of Health Disparities Research is an indispensable source of up-to-date information on clinical...


A Matter of Energy: Biology From First Principles - A Conversation with Nick Lane

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Nick Lane, Professor of Evolutionary Biochemistry at University College London and bestselling author. After an inspiring story...


Our Human Variability - A Conversation with Stephen Scherer

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Stephen Scherer, the GlaxoSmithKline Research Chair in Genome Sciences at the Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto....


Cassidy and Allanson's Management of Genetic Syndromes

by John C. Carey, Suzanne B. Cassidy, Agatino Battaglia & David Viskochil

The most recent update to one of the most essential references on medical genetics

Cassidy and Allanson's Management of Genetic Syndromes, 4th Edition is the latest version of a classic text in medical genetics....


Saved by Science

by Mark J. Poznansky

How can we accelerate the development of vaccines? How do we feed three billion people when 12 million died of hunger in 2019? Does synthetic biology hold the answer?

With all the advances in science in the last...


CRISPR

by Yolanda Ridge & Alex Boersma

We can change the world with gene editing?but should we?  

CRISPR stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats. If it sounds complicated, it is?but it?s also one of the most powerful...


Silent Witness

by Thomas J. White, Henry Erlich, Eric Stover & Scott Turow

Since its introduction in the late 1980s, DNA analysis has revolutionized the forensic sciences: it has helped to convict the guilty, exonerate the wrongfully convicted, identify victims of mass atrocities,...


Summary & Study Guide - The Tangled Tree

by Lee Tang

This is the story of some of biology’s most incredible discoveries.

This book is a summary of “The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life,” by David Quammen.

One of the central insights in Charles...