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Editing Mankind (Humanity in the Age of CRISPR and Gene Editing)

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One of the world's leading experts on genetics unravels one of the most important breakthroughs in modern science and medicine. 

If our genes are, to a great extent, destiny, then what would happen if mankind could engineer and alter the very essence of our DNA coding? Millions might be spared the devastating effects of hereditary disease or the challenges of disability. But this power to “play God” also raises major ethical questions and poses threats for potential misuse. For decades, these questions have lived exclusively in the realm of science fiction, but as Davies powerfully reveals in his new book, this is all about to change.

Engrossing and page-turning, Editing Mankind takes readers inside the fascinating world of a new gene editing technology called CRISPR, a high-powered genetic toolkit that enables scientists to not only engineer but to edit the DNA of any organism down to the individual building blocks of the genetic code. Davies introduces readers to arguably the most profound scientific breakthrough of our time. He tracks the scientists on the front lines of its research to the patients whose powerful stories bring the narrative movingly to human scale. In so doing, Davies sheds light on the implications that this new technology will have on our everyday lives and in the lives of generations to come.

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Kevin Davies
    Format:
    Hardcover
    Pages:
    336
    Publisher:
    Pegasus Books (October 6, 2020)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9781643133089
    ISBN-10:
    164313308X
    Dimensions:
    6" x 9"
    Case Pack:
    12
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    Eloquence-Simon_05052020_133634_Complete_onix21-20200505.xml
    Folder:
    Eloquence
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    Publisher Identifier:
    P-SS
    Discount Code:
    A
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