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Genetics for Dummies by Tara Rodden Robinson
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0764595547, Paperback)

Reveals the connections between genetics and specific diseases

Understand the science and the ethics behind genetics

Want to know more about genetics? This non-intimidating guide gets you up to speed on all the fundamentals. From dominant and recessive inherited traits to the DNA double-helix, you get clear explanations in easy-to-understand terms. Plus, you'll see how people are applying genetic science to fight disease, develop new products, solve crimes . . . and even clone cats.

Discover: What geneticists do How traits are passed on How genetic counseling works The basics of cloning The role of DNA in forensics The scoop on the Human Genome Project

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:33 -0400)

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'Genetics for Dummies' is an introduction to genetics, including cells. From cloning the first pet cat to the advent of the Human Genome Project, a spotlight is on the ethics of genetic science, and this text explains this ever-changing information in an easy-to-understand way.… (more)

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