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May 03, 2010
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Product Description A plain-English guide to genetics Want to know more about genetics? This non-intimidating guidegets you up to speed on all the fundamentals and the most recentdiscoveries. Now with 25% new and revised material, Genetics ForDummies, 2nd Edition gives you clear and accessible coverage ofthis rapidly advancing field.From dominant and recessive inherited traits to the DNAdouble-helix, you get clear explanations in easy-to-understandterms. Plus, you'll see how people are applying genetic science tofight disease, develop new products, solve crimes . . . and evenclone cats.Covers topics in a straightforward and effective mannerIncludes coverage of stem cell research, molecular genetics,behavioral genetics, genetic engineering, and moreExplores ethical issues as they pertain to the study ofgeneticsWhether you?re currently enrolled in a genetics course or arejust looking for a refresher, Genetics For Dummies, 2ndEdition provides science lovers of all skill levels witheasy-to-follow information on this fascinating subject.
Hacking The Law We have a vision of justice as blind, impartial, and fair â but in reality, the law often fails those who need it most. This hour, TED speakers explore radical ways to change the legal system. Guests include lawyer and social justice advocate Robin Steinberg, animal rights lawyer Steven Wise, political activist Brett Hennig, and lawyer and social entrepreneur Vivek Maru.
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