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The Resource The gene machine : how genetic technologies are changing the way we have kids--and the kids we have, Bonnie Rochman

The gene machine : how genetic technologies are changing the way we have kids--and the kids we have, Bonnie Rochman

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The gene machine : how genetic technologies are changing the way we have kids--and the kids we have
Title
The gene machine
Title remainder
how genetic technologies are changing the way we have kids--and the kids we have
Statement of responsibility
Bonnie Rochman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A researched exploration of the promises and vulnerabilities of having children in an age of genetic tests and interventions considers key scientific, technological and political factors while sharing the stories of men and women struggling to understand the range of the tests and their revelations
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10554385
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rochman, Bonnie
Dewey number
616/.042
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QU 550.5.G47
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True
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  • Genetic engineering
  • Genetic screening
  • Medical genetics
  • Human chromosome abnormalities
  • Human reproduction
  • Reproductive rights
  • Genetic research
  • Parent and child
  • Medical ethics
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how genetic technologies are changing the way we have kids--and the kids we have
Label
The gene machine : how genetic technologies are changing the way we have kids--and the kids we have, Bonnie Rochman
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
How the Jews beat Tay-Sachs (carrier screening) -- Rewriting a family's history of cancer (preimplantation diagnosis) -- The other scarlet A (abortion) -- Silencing a gene (the future of Down syndrome) -- What do parents want to know? (variants of unknown significance) -- Do you have a right to an open future? (return of results) -- How to hunt a zebra (rare disease) -- The genie in the bottle (universal sequencing)
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780374160784
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016035006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)955093630
Label
The gene machine : how genetic technologies are changing the way we have kids--and the kids we have, Bonnie Rochman
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
How the Jews beat Tay-Sachs (carrier screening) -- Rewriting a family's history of cancer (preimplantation diagnosis) -- The other scarlet A (abortion) -- Silencing a gene (the future of Down syndrome) -- What do parents want to know? (variants of unknown significance) -- Do you have a right to an open future? (return of results) -- How to hunt a zebra (rare disease) -- The genie in the bottle (universal sequencing)
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780374160784
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016035006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)955093630

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