Mercies In Disguise

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250123992
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In Mercies in Disguise, acclaimed New York Times science reporter and bestselling author Gina Kolata tells the story of the Baxleys, an almost archetypal family in a small town in South Carolina.

Mercies In Disguise

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher:
ISBN: 1250064341
Size: 73.46 MB
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Or ignore it while you could? In Mercies in Disguise, acclaimed New York Times reporter and bestselling author Gina Kolata tells the story of the Baxleys, an upstanding family in small town South Carolina.

The Family Gene

Author: Joselin Linder
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: 9780062378910
Size: 18.42 MB
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Here, Joselin tells the story of their gene: the lives it claimed and the future of genomic medicine with the potential to save those that remain.

The Inheritance

Author: Niki Kapsambelis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697228
Size: 35.68 MB
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"The DeMoe family has the most devastating form of [Alzheimer's] that there is: early onset Alzheimer's, an inherited genetic mutation that causes the disease in 100 percent of cases, and has a 50 percent chance of being passed onto the ...

Dna Is Not Destiny

Author: Steven J. Heine
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780393244083
Size: 32.42 MB
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One of the world's leading cultural psychologists debunks the hype surrounding DNA testing and puts to rest our mistaken anxieties about our genes.

Babies By Design

Author: Ronald M. Green
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300138573
Size: 23.98 MB
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Babies by design are assuredly in the future, Green concludes, and by making responsible choices as we enter that future, we can incorporate gene technology in a new age of human adventure.

Flu

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743203984
Size: 67.56 MB
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Describes the great flu epidemic of 1918, an outbreak that killed some forty million people worldwide, and discusses the efforts of scientists and public health officials to understand and prevent another lethal pandemic.

One In A Billion

Author: Mark Johnson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451661339
Size: 38.35 MB
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"Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher chronicle the story of a young boy with a never-before-seen disease and the doctors who take a bold step into the future of medicine to save him"--Page [4] of cover.

The New York Times Book Of Mathematics

Author: Gina Bari Kolata
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402793226
Size: 73.24 MB
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Presents a selection from the archives of the New York newspaper of its writings on mathematics from 1892 to 2010, covering such topics as chaos theory, statistics, cryptography, and computers.

When Medicine Went Mad

Author: Arthur L. Caplan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461204135
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In When Medicine Went Mad, one of the nation's leading bioethicists-and an extraordinary panel of experts and concentration camp survivors-examine problems first raised by Nazi medical experimentation that remain difficult and relevant even ...