Clone: The Road to Dolly And the Path Ahead (Penguin Press Science)

Clone: The Road to Dolly And the Path Ahead (Penguin Press Science)

by Gina Kolata (Author)

Synopsis

The cloning of Dolly shocked the world. Acclaimed science writer Gina Kolata provides the first full account of this extraordinary scientific breakthrough, going beyond Dolly to consider the cultural and ethical implications of this new technology. Tracing the myths and fears of clones apparent in our wider culture, Kolata examines cloning's bizarre scientific history, finally considering how this new science will transform humanity's genetically engineered future.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Penguin
Published: 24 Sep 1998

ISBN 10: 0140270345
ISBN 13: 9780140270341

Author Bio
Gina Kolata was a senior writer for Science magazine before moving to The New York Times ten years ago. She is a trained microbiologist and has won a number of awards for reporting on scientific issues.