by Catherine Baker
Publisher: AAAS 2004
Number of pages: 145
An introduction to how genes and environments interact through development to shape differences in mood, personality, and intelligence. This book is an introduction for non-scientists to the science of behavioral genetics and its broader ethical and social implications. Among the topics covered are how scientists explore the influence of genes and environment on behavior and how such research may challenge our understanding of human nature, personal responsibility, and equality.
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by Warren J Ewens - Cornell University
These notes are intended to give background material in mathematical population genetics. Some standard genetical terms are used: gene, genotype, allele, (gene) locus, haploid, diploid, homozygote, heterozygote, heterozygosity, monoecious, etc.
- ETC Group
This text covers synbio basics, gives an introduction to five major areas of research in synthetic biology, presents implications of synthetic biology, and gives a case study: microbial production of artemisinin to treat malaria.
by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov (ed.) - InTech
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- NPG Education
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