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Author Reilly, Philip, 1947-

Title The strongest boy in the world : how genetic information is reshaping our lives / Philip R. Reilly
Edition Updated and expanded
Published Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, [2008]
©2008

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 W'PONDS  599.935 Rei/Sbi 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The strongest boy in the world -- Our ancestors -- Race -- Longevity -- Intelligence -- Charcot-Marie-tooth disease -- Huntington's disease -- Deafness -- San Luis Valley syndrome -- Severe combined immune deficiency -- Dogs -- Cats -- Mice -- Corn -- Rice -- History -- DNA forensics -- Art and language -- Preimplantation genetic diagnosis -- Stem cells -- Personal genomics
Summary A rich, fascinating history and a broad view of the science that seasoned geneticists think about every day
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-291) and index
Subject Human genetics -- Popular works.
Medical genetics -- Popular works.
Genetics.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
LC no. 2008007544
ISBN 9780879698317 hardcover : cover alkaline paper
0879698314 hardcover : cover alkaline paper
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