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Becoming immortal : combining cloning and stem-cell therapy, Stanley Shostak

Label
Becoming immortal : combining cloning and stem-cell therapy
Title
Becoming immortal
Title remainder
combining cloning and stem-cell therapy
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Shostak
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shostak, Stanley
Dewey number
612.6
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QH442.2
LC item number
.S564 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2002 F-769
  • QH 442.2
NLM item number
S559b 2002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human cloning
  • Stem cells
  • Cloning, Organism
  • Biotechnology
  • Embryo Research
  • Forecasting
  • Genetic Research
  • Longevity
  • Biological Evolution
  • Evolution
  • Stem Cells
  • Clonage humain
  • Cellules souches
  • MEDICAL
  • Stem cells
  • Cloning, Organism
  • Evolution
  • Stem cells
  • Clonage humain
  • Cellules souches
  • Human cloning
  • Human cloning
  • Stem cells
  • Klonering
  • Stamcellen
  • Biotechnologie
  • Evolutie
  • Onsterfelijkheid
Label
Becoming immortal : combining cloning and stem-cell therapy, Stanley Shostak
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-292) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Becoming Immortal -- Contents -- Preface -- Prologue -- 1. Quo Vadis? -- WHY BECOME IMMORTAL? -- HAS LIFE CHANGED? -- "HELLO, DOLLY!" AND SALUTATIONS TO STEM CELLS -- WHY WE ARE NOT IMMORTAL OR WHAT IS LIFE ANYWAY? -- ACHIEVING IMMORTALITY THROUGH BIOTECHNOLOGY -- 2. Why Immortality Cannot Evolve -- WHERE DOES LONGEVITY COME FROM, AND WHY HAS EVOLUTION MADE US MORTAL RATHER THAN IMMORTAL? -- WHAT IS AN EVOLUTIONARY VIEW OF LONGEVITY, AND WHY ARE THE PROSPECTS SO BLEAK FOR ACHIEVING IMMORTALITY THROUGH EVOLUTION? -- AFTERWORD: IMMORTALITY TRIUMPHANT! -- 3. Why Immortality Cannot Develop
  • DEVELOPMENT'S "WHO, WHERE, WHAT, WHEN, HOW, AND WHY?" -- DEVELOPMENT ACCORDING TO EMBRYOLOGISTS AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGISTS -- CONCLUSIONS -- 4. Life's Fundamental Feature: Devolution -- GETTING DOWN TO BASICS: LIFE BEGINS -- AN INTRODUCTION TO DEVOLUTION -- THE DEVOLUTION OF EUCARYA -- THE DEVOLUTION OF SEX -- THE DEVOLUTION OF METAZOA -- THE DEVOLUTION OF LIFE HISTORIES -- THE DEVOLUTION OF DEATH -- CONCLUSIONS -- 5. Making Immortals: From Blastocyst to Generator -- TAKING ANOTHER LOOK AT CLONING -- TAKING ANOTHER LOOK AT STEM CELLS -- MAKING IMMORTALS -- MAKING GENERATORS
  • Epilogue: Reprise and Prediction -- PROSPECTS FOR IMMORTALIZATION -- ADJUSTMENTS REQUIRED BY IMMORTALIZATION -- AT WHAT COST? -- Endotes -- NOTES TO PREFACE -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 1 -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 2 -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 4 -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 5 -- NOTES TO EPILOGUE -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
Control code
52872714
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 309 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780791454015
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52872714
Label
Becoming immortal : combining cloning and stem-cell therapy, Stanley Shostak
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-292) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Becoming Immortal -- Contents -- Preface -- Prologue -- 1. Quo Vadis? -- WHY BECOME IMMORTAL? -- HAS LIFE CHANGED? -- "HELLO, DOLLY!" AND SALUTATIONS TO STEM CELLS -- WHY WE ARE NOT IMMORTAL OR WHAT IS LIFE ANYWAY? -- ACHIEVING IMMORTALITY THROUGH BIOTECHNOLOGY -- 2. Why Immortality Cannot Evolve -- WHERE DOES LONGEVITY COME FROM, AND WHY HAS EVOLUTION MADE US MORTAL RATHER THAN IMMORTAL? -- WHAT IS AN EVOLUTIONARY VIEW OF LONGEVITY, AND WHY ARE THE PROSPECTS SO BLEAK FOR ACHIEVING IMMORTALITY THROUGH EVOLUTION? -- AFTERWORD: IMMORTALITY TRIUMPHANT! -- 3. Why Immortality Cannot Develop
  • DEVELOPMENT'S "WHO, WHERE, WHAT, WHEN, HOW, AND WHY?" -- DEVELOPMENT ACCORDING TO EMBRYOLOGISTS AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGISTS -- CONCLUSIONS -- 4. Life's Fundamental Feature: Devolution -- GETTING DOWN TO BASICS: LIFE BEGINS -- AN INTRODUCTION TO DEVOLUTION -- THE DEVOLUTION OF EUCARYA -- THE DEVOLUTION OF SEX -- THE DEVOLUTION OF METAZOA -- THE DEVOLUTION OF LIFE HISTORIES -- THE DEVOLUTION OF DEATH -- CONCLUSIONS -- 5. Making Immortals: From Blastocyst to Generator -- TAKING ANOTHER LOOK AT CLONING -- TAKING ANOTHER LOOK AT STEM CELLS -- MAKING IMMORTALS -- MAKING GENERATORS
  • Epilogue: Reprise and Prediction -- PROSPECTS FOR IMMORTALIZATION -- ADJUSTMENTS REQUIRED BY IMMORTALIZATION -- AT WHAT COST? -- Endotes -- NOTES TO PREFACE -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 1 -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 2 -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 4 -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 5 -- NOTES TO EPILOGUE -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
Control code
52872714
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 309 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780791454015
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52872714

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