Date: May 30, 2006 | ISBN-10: 0060894083 ISBN-13 :978-0,060,894,085 version: a reprint
The mapping of the genome.
But in the end what does that mean?
It can be said the most significant scientific discoveries of the new century, almost mapped the human genome chromosome 23 raises many questions and answers. Related diseases, will profoundly affect the way we think about longevity, about the problem of free will. The issue, which will affect the rest of your life.
The genome provides a remarkable insight into the consequences of this incredible breakthrough. Matt Ridley select a newly discovered gene, each pair of chromosomes, and tell stories about the edge of our species and its ancestors from the dawn of life, the history of the future of medicine. Genome mapping, scientific, philosophical and moral issues from Huntington’s disease, cancer, and gene therapy applications, the horrors of eugenics, Matt Ridley detection results. This will help you to understand what this scientific milestone means for you, your children, and human.