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The Resource Wondergenes : genetic enhancement and the future of society, Maxwell J. Mehlman

Wondergenes : genetic enhancement and the future of society, Maxwell J. Mehlman

Label
Wondergenes : genetic enhancement and the future of society
Title
Wondergenes
Title remainder
genetic enhancement and the future of society
Statement of responsibility
Maxwell J. Mehlman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wondergenes not only imagines a future world in which genetic enhancement is the norm, but asserts that this future has already begun. Genetically engineered substances are already in use by athletes, in vitro fertilization already provides the primitive means by which parents can "select" an embryo, and the ability to create new forms of genetically engineered human beings is not far off. What happens when gene therapy becomes gene enhancement? Who will benefit and who might be left behind? What are the
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mehlman, Maxwell J
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QH438.7
LC item number
.M44 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH438.7
NAL item number
.M44 2003
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 M-946
  • QZ 21
NLM item number
M498w 2003
Series statement
Medical ethics series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetic engineering
  • Medical genetics
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genetics, Medical
  • SCIENCE
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Genetic engineering
  • Medical genetics
Label
Wondergenes : genetic enhancement and the future of society, Maxwell J. Mehlman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-216) 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
An announcement at the White House -- Scientific foundations -- Four revolutions -- The fifth revolution -- Safety and effectiveness -- Autonomy -- Authenticity -- Access -- Inequality and unfairness -- Hubris -- Solutions -- Better solutions -- Spotting enhancement
Control code
62891623
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253342744
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62891623
Label
Wondergenes : genetic enhancement and the future of society, Maxwell J. Mehlman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-216) 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
An announcement at the White House -- Scientific foundations -- Four revolutions -- The fifth revolution -- Safety and effectiveness -- Autonomy -- Authenticity -- Access -- Inequality and unfairness -- Hubris -- Solutions -- Better solutions -- Spotting enhancement
Control code
62891623
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253342744
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62891623

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