A crack in creation : gene editing and the unthinkable power to control evolution / Jennifer A. Doudna, Samuel H. Sternberg.

By: Doudna, Jennifer A [author.]
Contributor(s): Sternberg, Samuel H [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]Description: xx, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780544716940 (hardcover) :; 0544716949 (hardcover) :Subject(s): Genetic engineering -- History | Genetic code | Genetics -- Research -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Crack in creationDDC classification: 576.5072 LOC classification: QH440 | .D68 2017
Contents:
The quest for a cure -- A new defense -- Cracking the code -- Command and control -- The CRISPR menagerie -- To heal the sick -- The reckoning -- What lies ahead -- Epilogue : the beginning.
Summary: Two Berkeley scientists explore the potential of a revolutionary genetics technology capable of easily and affordably manipulating DNA in human embryos to prevent specific diseases, addressing key concerns about related ethical and societal repercussions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The quest for a cure -- A new defense -- Cracking the code -- Command and control -- The CRISPR menagerie -- To heal the sick -- The reckoning -- What lies ahead -- Epilogue : the beginning.

Two Berkeley scientists explore the potential of a revolutionary genetics technology capable of easily and affordably manipulating DNA in human embryos to prevent specific diseases, addressing key concerns about related ethical and societal repercussions.

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