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The Resource Unnatural selection : the promise and the power of human gene research, Lois Wingerson

Unnatural selection : the promise and the power of human gene research, Lois Wingerson

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Unnatural selection : the promise and the power of human gene research
Title
Unnatural selection
Title remainder
the promise and the power of human gene research
Statement of responsibility
Lois Wingerson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this new book, Lois Wingerson explores advances in human genetic research - and how these advances are redefining the way we view ourselves and our world." "Every week brings word of new genetic findings. On the heels of each new finding comes the capacity to test for the disorder the gene may activate, then the test itself - and then the questions. Just because the test is available, should we have it? The tests are often marketed by for-profit companies. Who is to determine what conditions warrant testing? Should it be up to the individual? A group of experts? A government agency? If a person learns he or she carries the gene for a particular disorder, what then? And, in the age of medical claim forms and computer networks, who else has access to that information? What if an employer finds out? If an insurance carrier denies future coverage? What about conceiving a child? Subjecting the fetus to prenatal genetic testing? If treatments for the condition lie well in the future, what benefit is it to know you or your child carry that gene?"--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wingerson, Lois
Dewey number
599.93/5
Index
index present
LC call number
QH438.7
LC item number
.W56 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1999 B-451
  • QZ 50
NLM item number
W769u 1998
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human genetics
  • Human genetics
  • Medical genetics
  • Medical genetics
  • Genetics, Medical
  • Ethics, Medical
  • Human genetics
  • Human genetics
  • Medical genetics
  • Medical genetics
  • Genética humana-Aspectos sociales
  • Genética humana-Aspectos morales y éticos
  • Genética médica-Aspectos morales y éticos
Label
Unnatural selection : the promise and the power of human gene research, Lois Wingerson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • Regarding Borderlines
  • Ch. 6.
  • The New Paradigm
  • Ch. 7.
  • Missing Links
  • Ch. 8.
  • Otmar von Verschuer: A Gentleman and a Scholar
  • Ch. 9.
  • What's Wrong?
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • Genes and the Bomb
  • Ch. 11.
  • The Atlas of Ourselves
  • Ch. 12.
  • Days of Miracle and Wonder
  • Ch. 13.
  • ELSI, the Gentle Watchdog
  • Ch. 14.
  • Identity Crisis
  • Generation of the Upright
  • Ch. 15.
  • Genes and Managed Care: The Bottom Line
  • Ch. 16.
  • Pandora's Box
  • Ch. 17.
  • Traces
  • Ch. 18.
  • On Human Evolution
  • Ch. 2.
  • The Stress Test
  • Ch. 3.
  • Choices
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Faulkner Conference
Control code
ocm39307461
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 399 pages
Isbn
9780553375152
Lccn
98028546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39307461
  • (OCoLC)39307461
Label
Unnatural selection : the promise and the power of human gene research, Lois Wingerson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • Regarding Borderlines
  • Ch. 6.
  • The New Paradigm
  • Ch. 7.
  • Missing Links
  • Ch. 8.
  • Otmar von Verschuer: A Gentleman and a Scholar
  • Ch. 9.
  • What's Wrong?
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • Genes and the Bomb
  • Ch. 11.
  • The Atlas of Ourselves
  • Ch. 12.
  • Days of Miracle and Wonder
  • Ch. 13.
  • ELSI, the Gentle Watchdog
  • Ch. 14.
  • Identity Crisis
  • Generation of the Upright
  • Ch. 15.
  • Genes and Managed Care: The Bottom Line
  • Ch. 16.
  • Pandora's Box
  • Ch. 17.
  • Traces
  • Ch. 18.
  • On Human Evolution
  • Ch. 2.
  • The Stress Test
  • Ch. 3.
  • Choices
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Faulkner Conference
Control code
ocm39307461
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 399 pages
Isbn
9780553375152
Lccn
98028546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39307461
  • (OCoLC)39307461

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