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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.
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