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Worthington Jefferson Twp PL - Worthington J 610 MEDICAL MARVELS (Text) 36820000394154 JUVENILE NONFICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781617839023 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1617839027 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 x 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The boy who could not see -- Disease and the double helix -- Recombinant DNA -- The Human genome Project: hunting genes -- Fever dreams and rude awakenings -- New vectors -- From unicorns to horses -- A new age in evolution.
Summary, etc.:
Amazing medical breakthroughs are made every day. In the past decades, medical researchers have cured diseases that were once deadly and devised new methods to heal that were once unimaginable. This title follows the development of gene therapy, including the discovery of DNA, groundbreaking discoveries and the doctors who made them, and where the science is heading in the future. Learn how gene therapy works and why future applications of the technology will be controversial. Sidebars, full-color photos, a glossary, and well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, enhance this engaging title -- publisher.
Target Audience Note:
1130L Lexile
Subject: Gene therapy > Juvenile literature.
Gene therapy.
Gene therapy.
Genre: Juvenile works.

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