The Resource Human genetics, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Human genetics, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Label
Human genetics
Title
Human genetics
Statement of responsibility
Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
572.8/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH447
LC item number
.H834 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QU 550
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gerdes, Louise I.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genes
  • Human genetics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Human genetics, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Human embryonic stem cell cloning has failed to yield effective cures
  • Michael Cook
  • Selecting a child's genetic traits will create a privileged elite
  • Heather Long
  • Is China really breeding a crop of genetically engineered geniuses?
  • Will Oremus
  • Antidoping agencies anticipate genetic enhancement to improve athletic performance
  • John Naish
  • How close are we to gene doping?
  • Theodore Friedmann
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 2.
  • Should biotech companies be allowed to patent human genes?
  • Gene patents promote scientific progress and medical innovation
  • Lawrence Horn and Kristin Neuman
  • Gene patents allow biotech companies to monopolize human genes
  • Robin Abcarian
  • Human gene patents hurt women
  • Kim Irish
  • The Supreme Court gene-patent decision will inhibit genetic research
  • Sharon Levy
  • Should people embrace human genetic enhancements and therapies?
  • The Supreme Court gene-patent decision will not inhibit genetic research
  • Ed Mannino
  • ch. 3.
  • Are human genetic tests beneficial?
  • Get ready for the risks of genetic testing
  • Arthur Caplan
  • Direct-to-consumer genetic test concerns are unfounded
  • Ricki Lewis
  • Genetic tests are not yet reliable or useful
  • Harriet Hall
  • Gene therapies have the potential to improve human health
  • Prenatal genetic testing helps women detect birth defects
  • Marilynn Marchione
  • Prenatal genetic testing promotes abortion
  • Kristan Hawkins
  • Prenatal genetic testing raises serious social concerns
  • Carolyn Y. Johnson
  • ch. 4.
  • What is the impact of collecting human genetic information?
  • The collection of human genetic information poses threats to civil liberties
  • Philip L. Bereano
  • Scott Kirsner
  • Americans are optimistic about the benefits of genomic information
  • Jennifer Hochschild, Alex Crabill, and Maya Sen
  • To stop crime, share your genes
  • Michael Seringhaus
  • DNA databases threaten civil liberties and rights
  • Devon Douglas-Bowers
  • Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act
  • Louise Slaughter
  • The Genetic Information Non-Discrinimation Act does not protect Americans from genetic discrimination
  • Mark A. Rothstein
  • Focusing on human genomics to improve human health is impractical
  • Timothy Caulfield
  • Human embryonic stem cell research can meet ethical guidelines
  • Janet Rowley
Control code
ocn869881275
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9780737769531
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014002607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
(OCoLC)869881275
Label
Human genetics, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Human embryonic stem cell cloning has failed to yield effective cures
  • Michael Cook
  • Selecting a child's genetic traits will create a privileged elite
  • Heather Long
  • Is China really breeding a crop of genetically engineered geniuses?
  • Will Oremus
  • Antidoping agencies anticipate genetic enhancement to improve athletic performance
  • John Naish
  • How close are we to gene doping?
  • Theodore Friedmann
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 2.
  • Should biotech companies be allowed to patent human genes?
  • Gene patents promote scientific progress and medical innovation
  • Lawrence Horn and Kristin Neuman
  • Gene patents allow biotech companies to monopolize human genes
  • Robin Abcarian
  • Human gene patents hurt women
  • Kim Irish
  • The Supreme Court gene-patent decision will inhibit genetic research
  • Sharon Levy
  • Should people embrace human genetic enhancements and therapies?
  • The Supreme Court gene-patent decision will not inhibit genetic research
  • Ed Mannino
  • ch. 3.
  • Are human genetic tests beneficial?
  • Get ready for the risks of genetic testing
  • Arthur Caplan
  • Direct-to-consumer genetic test concerns are unfounded
  • Ricki Lewis
  • Genetic tests are not yet reliable or useful
  • Harriet Hall
  • Gene therapies have the potential to improve human health
  • Prenatal genetic testing helps women detect birth defects
  • Marilynn Marchione
  • Prenatal genetic testing promotes abortion
  • Kristan Hawkins
  • Prenatal genetic testing raises serious social concerns
  • Carolyn Y. Johnson
  • ch. 4.
  • What is the impact of collecting human genetic information?
  • The collection of human genetic information poses threats to civil liberties
  • Philip L. Bereano
  • Scott Kirsner
  • Americans are optimistic about the benefits of genomic information
  • Jennifer Hochschild, Alex Crabill, and Maya Sen
  • To stop crime, share your genes
  • Michael Seringhaus
  • DNA databases threaten civil liberties and rights
  • Devon Douglas-Bowers
  • Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act
  • Louise Slaughter
  • The Genetic Information Non-Discrinimation Act does not protect Americans from genetic discrimination
  • Mark A. Rothstein
  • Focusing on human genomics to improve human health is impractical
  • Timothy Caulfield
  • Human embryonic stem cell research can meet ethical guidelines
  • Janet Rowley
Control code
ocn869881275
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9780737769531
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014002607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
(OCoLC)869881275

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