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Author Vaughan, Jenny, 1947-
Title Genetics / Jenny Vaughan.
Pub Info Mankato, Minn. : Smart Apple Media, [2010], 2010.
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LOCATION Call No. STATUS
 Hesperia Childrens NF   J 573.0 VAUGHAN    ON SHELF
Descript 45 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Science in the news
Science in the news.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 43) and index.
Contents Shining mice and super crops -- History 1: Blasphemy! -- History 2: Parents and offspring -- Using inheritance--for better and worse -- Animal oddities, peculiar plants -- Code for living -- Changing code -- Unlucky inheritance -- Frankenstein foods? -- Dangerous meddling? -- Making monsters? -- "Fingerprints" -- Are you my parents? -- Nature and nurture -- Altered inheritance -- Carbon copies -- Future -- Glossary -- Web sites -- Index.
Summary Examines the field of genetics, discussing DNA research, heredity, cloning, genetic engineering, and the possibility of gene therapy.
Subject Genetics -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781599203171 (hardcover)
1599203170 (hardcover)
Standard # 1299981 QBI
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