The debate over human Genetic Engineering (GE) is about to go mainstream. Not as a one-day wonder about cloning or a theological disagreement about embryos, but as a major political issue, driven in part by a grassroots movement of opposition. Human Genetic Engineering is a highly readable and entertaining guide. It explains in accessible language for a popular audience the essential questions that will arise in the future debates: What is human GE? Will it work? What perspectives should we remember? Who is doing what, and why?Anderson not only admitted this, he asked in his cover letter to the RAC, a#39;9 aquot; Should the1 possibility of inadvertent gene transfer to the germline be considered a benefit or a risk?aquot; This was in 1998, when the failure of somatic gene therapy hadanbsp;...
|Title||:||Human Genetic Engineering: A Guide for Activists, Skeptics, and the Very Perplexed|
|Publisher||:||Nation Books - 2009-04-27|