Engineer In The Garden
Today we are developing a science that could change the world - for good or ill - more quickly and more profoundly than ever before. The science of genetics promises - or threatens - nothing less than the creation of life.
Colin Tudge leads the reader gently through the deepest intricacies of genetics. He traces its history. He explores its awesome power and its current applications. And he speculates on its thrilling - or terrifying - future. He has written an essential book for anyone interested in the future of the human race.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DoingDewey - LibraryThing
Genetic engineering is an incredible technology with many controversial applications. This book as a very approachable primer on those possible applications and the ethical issues they raise. While ... Read full review
THE ENGINEER IN THE GARDEN: Genes and Genetics: From the Idea of Heredity to the Creation of LifeUser Review - Kirkus
An ambitious and evenhanded meditation on the science of genetics, its potential, and its ethical implications. Arguing that we must know where we came from to understand where we are going, British ... Read full review
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