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Vitamin F By Len Berry
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Since the genetic crash eliminated most of the male population, Genetic Security had become the way of the world. Random genetic scans, registering males, laboratory fertilization—it was the... More > only way to secure the gene pool from destruction. As a college freshman Bridgett wants to fit in, find love, and enjoy life. Meeting Penelope has put her on track for at least one, if not all of those things. Bridgett’s life is her own. Her genes, like everyone else’s, are state property. It was only a matter of time until someone came to collect.< Less
From Bench to Bedside, to Track & Field By Silvia Camporesi
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What is it to talk about gene transfer, gene therapy, and gene doping? Is choosing deafness with preimplantation genetic diagnosis an ethical way to carry on a cultural bloodline? What are the... More > ethical and social implications of genetic testing to identify precocious talents? Should sponsors be held responsible for the doping behaviours of their athletes? These are only some of the questions that Dr. Silvia Camporesi addresses in this book, through a contextual, bottom up approach based on real-world ethical dilemmas. This book represents a unique contribution to the debate on enhancement technologies as it spans from the bench of molecular biology where the technologies are being developed, to the bedside of a clinical trial where they are used for selective reproduction or for first-in-human gene therapy studies, to the track & field where they are being applied to enhance human athletic performance.< Less
Darwin's Child By Giulio Zambon
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The year is 2023. Dr. Livermore, the director of a government-sponsored genetic lab, has spent the last decade playing God with human embryos. In his attempts to create the perfect soldier, he has... More > altered the very nature of human beings. During those long years of research, Livermore has learnt to abstract himself from the dramatic reality of his experiments, but all this comes to an end when the person he holds most dear breaks the cloak of secrecy and tells the world what is happening in that remote corner of Nevada.< Less
Darwin's Child By Giulio Zambon
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The year is 2023. Dr. Livermore, the director of a government-sponsored genetic lab, has spent the last decade playing God with human embryos. In his attempts to create the perfect soldier, he has... More > altered the very nature of human beings. During those long years of research, Livermore has learnt to abstract himself from the dramatic reality of his experiments, but all this comes to an end when the person he holds most dear breaks the cloak of secrecy and tells the world what is happening in that remote corner of Nevada.< Less
Trust in Technology - But Not Blindly By Jack Eden
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Science and technology improved our life significantly. No-one would want to change today’s life against living in the middle-ages with its high death rate and low life-quality. But it seems... More > that every new technology is causing new problems. Progress only seems to be replacing one problem with another. The reason simply is that we can’t know for sure the consequences of a new technology. And in many cases we don’t even bother to find out, although our technologies are powerful enough to change the world – for good and for bad. You can find more information here: http://www.scribd.com/RedHorse_Munich / http://www.facebook.com/pages/Red-Horse/148020228618240< Less
Perfection's Design By Charles Weindorf
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John VanElson chased perfection. As an assassin for the government, VanElson sought to become the perfect professional killer. Driven by his mind's demon, the Awrit, John's life was a constant battle... More > for both survival and sanity. Until perfection itself crossed VanElson's path. A group of terrorists, genetically engineered for perfect resistance to all disease, created a virus that threatened the human race - the Imperfects. For VanElson, destroying these perfect beings would prove his attainment of perfection itself. But the Awrit was slowly breaking free from John's mental bonds. VanElson's partner, a blind researcher known only as Linda, would be the Awrit's first target. The terrorists pursue a hidden plan - based on messages encrypted within the human DNA strands. Messages that had been placed there at the very origin of our race...< Less
Perfection's Design By Charles Weindorf
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John VanElson chased perfection. As an assassin for the government, VanElson sought to become the perfect professional killer. Driven by his mind's demon, the Awrit, John's life was a constant battle... More > for both survival and sanity. Until perfection itself crossed VanElson's path. A group of terrorists, genetically engineered for perfect resistance to all disease, created a virus that threatened the human race - the Imperfects. For VanElson, destroying these perfect beings would prove his attainment of perfection itself. But the Awrit was slowly breaking free from John's mental bonds. VanElson's partner, a blind researcher known only as Linda, would be the Awrit's first target. The terrorists pursue a hidden plan - based on messages encrypted within the human DNA strands. Messages that had been placed there at the very origin of our race...< Less
The Arena By Tessa Escalera
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Genetically engineered wolves. An impenetrable prison two hundred miles wide. She is the girl who defied the odds. Now that Lila has learned that she is not the sole survivor imprisoned in the... More > Arena, she faces her greatest challenge yet. She survived the wolves, but will these "friends" prove to be her undoing?< Less
The Superspecies 2 By Gordon Byron
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Something peculiar is happening in the forests and wilds of the world. One morning, a forest ranger in Colorado finds a vehicle crashed and abandoned at the bottom of a hill, later to find out a... More > young girl has been kidnapped and the culprit isn't human. This launches a federal investigation into bear populations that ultimately reveals genetic tampering and extermination within certain animal groups alongside the desperate attempt by the mysterious figure of Dr. Intinman to keep the lid from blowing off a secret government program.< Less
The Superspecies 3 By Gordon Byron
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Something peculiar is happening in the forests and wilds of the world. One morning, a forest ranger in Colorado finds a vehicle crashed and abandoned at the bottom of a hill, later to find out a... More > young girl has been kidnapped and the culprit isn't human. This launches a federal investigation into bear populations that ultimately reveals genetic tampering and extermination within certain animal groups alongside the desperate attempt by the mysterious figure of Dr. Intinman to keep the lid from blowing off a secret government program.< Less

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