Genetics in minutes
AUTHOR : Jackson, Tom, 1972-
CALL NO : QH437 J14g 2016
IMPRINT : New York : Quercus, c2016
Genetics in Minutes is your compact and accessible guide to the central concepts of the science of genetics, revealing how our genes shape our bodies and our lives, and how in turn we are beginning to shape them. Covering the basics of DNA, inheritance and evolution in animals, plants and humans alike – from the origins and development of life to the Human Genome and designer babies – this is the fastest, fullest path to understanding genetics.
Contents include Genes, DNA, Natural selection, Darwinism, Stem cell and gene therapies, Evo-devo, Epigenetics, Cloning, Genetic engineering and Artificial life, as well as biology basics such as the Processes of life, Cells, Sex, Classification and Ecology.