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An Introduction to Genetic Analysis by
Call Number: QH430 .I62
Publication Date: 2000-02-04
Covers principles of inheritance, genetic mapping, molecular genetics, development; population genetics- Publisher Full-text available on line from the National Library of Medicine
Blue Genes: Sharing and Conserving the World's Aquatic Biodiversity by
Call Number: EBSCOhost Ebooks
Blue Genes describes the growing demand for aquatic genetic resources and the desperate need to fill the policy vacuum for the management and conservation of aquatic biodiversity as a foundation for rules governing access to and use of aquatic genetic resources.
From Genesis to Genetics: The Case of Evolution and Creationism by
Call Number: BSCOhost Ebooks
A biology textbook author and emeritus professor at UC-Riverside, Moore offers an ardent but frequently simplistic defense of evolution and its place in science education. Addressing an audience of parents, science teachers, civic leaders and "all who desire harmony in a diverse society," Moore presents a serviceable account of evolutionary biology and its evidentiary basis both in Darwin's context and in subsequent research.
Genes and DNA: A Beginner's Guide to Genetics and Its Applications by
Call Number: eBrary
Not only covering the newsworthy topics of contemporary biology -such as gene therapy and the Human Genome Project -this book also provides a well-rounded introduction to the fundamental concepts and practical applications of genetics. Written specifically for nonbiologists, Genes and DNA covers all the basic concepts from classical and molecular genetics to quantitative and population genetics, including cloning and genetic diseases, and discusses the many applications of genetics to the world around us, from genetically modified foods to genetic testing.
Genetic Engineering: A Primer by
Call Number: EBSCOhost Ebooks
Genetic Engineering: A Primer presents the growing field of biotechnology to non-science majors and other general interest readers. The author examines the natural forces that change genetic information and the ways in which scientists have learned to engineer these genetic changes.
Genetics Demystified by
Genetics Demystified offers an up-to-date, highly readable explanation of the basic principles of genetics, covering key topics such as human genetics, DNA, heredity, mutations, traits, chromosomes, and much more. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam.
The Faith of Biology and the Biology of Faith by
Call Number: BM538 .S3 P65
Presents how religious faith and science can inform each other's visions of the world. Includes questions of meaning and purpose, matters of free will, the promise of genetic medicine in enabling us to glimpse our own future, and the placebo effect in curing illness.
The Impact of the Gene: From Mendel's Peas to Designer Babies by
Call Number: QH437 .T833
Provides a vital overview of the science of genetics. Examines the interrelation of the ideas that underpin the spectrum of all genetic issues, combining scientific history with a compelling discussion on the future trends of genetic technologies- Publisher