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Brutes or angels : human possibility in the age of biotechnology / James T. Bradley.

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Author/Creator:
Bradley, James T., 1948-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • xviii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-329) and index.
Contents:
  • Cells and molecules: the unity of life
  • Stem cells : embryos, therapeutic cloning, and personhood
  • Embryo selection : preimplantation genetic diagnosis
  • The human genome project : spin-offs and fallout
  • Human diversity, genes, and medicine : richness and dangers
  • Genetic enhancement : humankind healing and redesigning itself
  • Human reproductive cloning : sameness, uniqueness, and personal identity
  • Age retardation : chasing immortality for better or worse
  • The mind : neuroenhancement and neuroethics
  • Synthetic biology : from cocreator to creator.
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ISBN:
9780817317881
0817317880

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