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Angrist, Misha
Here is a human being : at the dawn of personal genomics / Misha Angrist
Alternate Title At the dawn of personal genomics
1st Harper Perennial ed
New York : Harper Perennial, 2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QH447 .A54 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Personal Genome Project
Subject(s) Human genome -- Databases
Human gene mapping
Physical Description 341 p. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-330) and index
First published in hardcover in 2010--t.p. verso
Contents The numerator -- "His own drum" -- "Why should we make them go out on the dance floor?" -- "But when is it mature?" -- Better living through chemistry -- And then there were ten -- "It's tough to guard against the future" -- Gettysburg to Gutenberg -- "You can do this in your kitchen" -- "Take a chance, win a bunny" -- "Something magical" -- Charity begins at home -- Antarctica
Note This is an in-depth, inside look at personal genomics, its larger-than-life research subjects, its entrepreneurs and do-it-yourselfers, its technology developers, the bewildered and overwhelmed physicians and regulators who must negotiate it, and the political, social, ethical and familial issues it continues to raise

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