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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...


DNA and Family History: How Genetic Testing Can Advance Your Genealogical Research

by Chris Pomery & Steve Jones

In the wake of highly-publicized scientific breakthroughs using genetics to confirm family connections, genealogists saw potential for their own research. Many are finding that comparing the DNA signatures of...


Solving the riddle of cancer: new genetic approaches to treatment

by Amil Shah

The road to this new understanding of how a cell works and what makes it malignant has not always been easy, but the great achievements are undeniable. With today's cell biology comes the promise of a totally...


Anthropology and Modern Life

by Franz Boas

The great anthropologist's classic treatise on race and culture. One of the most influential books of the century, now available in a value-priced edition. Introduction by Ruth Bunzel.


The Ethics of Food: A Reader for the Twenty-First Century

by Gregory E. Pence

In The Ethics of Food, Gregory E. Pence brings together a collection of voices who share the view that the ethics of genetically modified food is among the most pressing societal questions of our time. This...


Genome

by Matt Ridley

The genome's been mapped.

But what does it mean?

Arguably the most significant scientific discovery of the new century, the mapping of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes that make up the human genome raises...


The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix

by James D. Watson, Alexander Gann & Jan Witkowski

Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Nobel Prize for Watson and Crick’s discovery of the structure of DNA, an annotated and illustrated edition of this classic book gives new insights into the...


The Forever Fix

by Ricki Lewis

Fascinating narrative science that explores the next frontier in medicine and genetics through the very personal prism of the children and families gene therapy has touched.

Eight-year-old Corey Haas was nearly...


Genes and DNA: A Beginner's Guide to Genetics and Its Applications

by Charlotte K. Omoto & Paul F. Lurquin

Covering newsworthy aspects of contemporary biology -- gene therapy, the Human Genome Project, DNA testing, and genetic engineering -- as well as fundamental concepts, this book, written specifically for nonbiologists,...


Stem Cells in Birth Defects Research and Developmental Toxicology

by Theodore P. Rasmussen

This book contains material contributed by forward-looking scientists who work at the interface of stem cell research and applied science with the aim to improve human fetal safety and the understanding of human...


Gene Editing, Epigenetic, Cloning and Therapy

by Amin Elsersawi Ph.D.

This book is really helpful for someone who wants to start learning about genes and DNA. It is a well-written book describing all the introductory materials one would need to become current with genomes and...


Levels of Awareness

by Vern A. Westfall

Our genetic trace is splintered and has millions of discarded attempts and millions of successful living forms. The trace of emerging awareness is less fractured, has fewer discards, and is easier to follow,...


Dna-Rna Research for Health and Happiness

by Jose Morales Dorta PhD, PhD

Simple clear and detailed descriptions of complex subjects like transcription, translation, protein synthesis, mutation, non-coding genes, exons, introns, DNA methylation, restriction enzymes and recombinant...


The Long Journey of My Little Y Chromosomes

by Richard Donovan Glover

From a young age, I wanted to trace my familys history, hoping to get back to the very beginning of modern mankind seemingly a ridiculous and impossible task! However, inspiration came to me in the 1950s whilst...


Genes, Judaism, and Western Ethics

by William I. Rosenblum

This book describes the origin of Western ethics in the teachings of the Hebrew scriptures, voiced by Biblical figures claiming to receive messages from God. As an alternative to literal belief in God's voice,...


Genetic Catastrophe! Sneaking Doomsday?

by Nils K. Oeijord

This book constitutes the first serious message of the genetic catastrophe and the possibility of derailed evolution. Moreover, this book contains the first dictionary of genetic damage to be published.


A Dictionary of Genetic Damage

by Nils K. Oeijord

This dictionary is the first dictionary of genetic damage to be published. A Dictionary of Genetic Damage is provided for spelling reference, categorization reference, and information on the enormity of the...


Summary & Study Guide - Rise of the Necrofauna

by Lee Tang

The Truth About De-Extinction

The must-read summary of “Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction,“ by Britt Wray.

Necrofauna is a term used by futurist Alex Steffen to refer...


Nerve Disease ALS and Gradual Loss of Muscle Function

by Mary E. Miller

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, is a common form of motor neuron disease that involves a loss of function in upper and lower motor neurons. ALS causes a progressive loss of muscle function that frequently...


Extended Heredity

by Russell Bonduriansky & Troy Day

How genes are not the only basis of heredity—and what this means for evolution, human life, and disease

For much of the twentieth century it was assumed that genes alone mediate the transmission of biological...