DTC Circulating Collection. Stem Cell Research takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the topic of human embryonic stem cell research, starting with the breakthrough discovery up through the present day controversy. The book will help the non-scientist understand the biology, research regulations and funding.
PRC Circulating Collection. Your body has trillions of cells, and each one has the complexity and dynamism of a city. Your life, your thoughts, your diseases, and your health are all the function of cells. But what do you really know about what goes on inside you? Dr. Joshua Z. Rappoport is at the forefront of this field, and he will take you on a journey to discover a deeper understanding of how cells work and the basic nature of life on earth. Fascinating histories of some of the key discoveries from the seventeenth century to the last decade (including stem cells) and provocative thoughts on the current state of academic research.
PRC Circulating Collection. Scientists are on the verge of being able to create people who are GMOs. Should they do it? Could we become a healthier and 'better' species or might eugenics go viral leading to a real, new world of genetic dystopia? GMO Sapiens tackles such questions by taking a fresh look at the cutting-edge biotech discoveries that have made genetically modified people possible. Bioengineering, genomics, synthetic biology, and stem cells are changing sci-fi into reality before our eyes. This book will capture your imagination with its clear, approachable writing style.
PRC Circulating Collection. Human stem cells have been known as a promising avenue for research and medicine since the late 1990s, but stem cell research had has been engulfed in controversy. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format, supported by facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations, this books examines issues related to stem cell research. Topics include: Is Embryonic Stem Cell Research Ethical? Is Embryonic Stem Cell Research Still Necessary? Should Government Place Restrictions on Stem Cell Research Funding? Should Government Closely Regulate Stem Cell Medical Treatments?