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Cracking Genetics

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781788402224

Price: £14.99

ON SALE: 6th August 2020

Genre: Medicine / Clinical & Internal Medicine / Gene Therapy

From Darwin’s theory of evolution to the sequencing of the human genome, this book takes a comprehensive look at genetics – and reveals untold stories, cutting-edge discoveries and plenty of fascinating science along the way.

In 12 illustrated chapters, Cracking Genetics makes sense of the laws of inheritance, takes a tour of your chromosomes and explores questions including:

– Which genes determine eye colour?
– Could dinosaur DNA be resurrected?
– How does DNA profiling solve cold cases?
– Why does the environment influence gene expression?
– How does human DNA differ from chimp DNA?
– How does natural selection work?
– Could gene editing eradicate disease?

An easy-to-understand guide to some of the most complex and intriguing topics: Cracking Genetics is a must-read for anyone interested in the past, present and future of genetics and how they make up the world as we know it.