Genetics For Dummies

Description

A plain-English guide to genetics Want to know more about genetics? This non-intimidating guide gets you up to speed on all the fundamentals and the most recent discoveries. Now with 25% new and revised material, Genetics For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you clear and accessible coverage of this rapidly advancing field. From dominant and recessive inherited traits to the DNA double-helix, you get clear explanations in easy-to-understand terms. Plus, you'll see how people are applying genetic science to fight disease, develop new products, solve crimes ...and even clone cats. Covers topics in a straightforward and effective manner Includes coverage of stem cell research, molecular genetics, behavioral genetics, genetic engineering, and more Explores ethical issues as they pertain to the study of genetics Whether you?re currently enrolled in a genetics course or are just looking for a refresher, Genetics For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides science lovers of all skill levels with easy-to-follow information on this fascinating subject.

Details

Author(s)
Tara Rodden Robinson
Format
Paperback | 384 pages
Dimensions
188 x 236 x 22mm | 568g
Publication date
01 Jun 2010
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publication City/Country
Chichester, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition statement
2nd ed.
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
ISBN10
0470551747
ISBN13
9780470551745
Bestsellers rank
23,515