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The Resource Inheritance : how our genes change our lives and our lives change our genes, Sharon Moalem with Matthew D. LaPlante

Inheritance : how our genes change our lives and our lives change our genes, Sharon Moalem with Matthew D. LaPlante

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Inheritance : how our genes change our lives and our lives change our genes
Title
Inheritance
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how our genes change our lives and our lives change our genes
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Moalem with Matthew D. LaPlante
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains new concepts in human genetics and health that indicate that the fundamental nature of the human genome is much more fluid and flexible than originally thought
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Moalem, Sharon
Dewey number
616.042
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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LaPlante, Matthew D.
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  • Human genetics
  • Medical genetics
  • Heredity
Target audience
adult
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Inheritance : how our genes change our lives and our lives change our genes, Sharon Moalem with Matthew D. LaPlante
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-241) and index
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volume
Content category
text
Contents
Everything is about to change -- 1. How geneticists think -- 2. When genes misbehave: what Apple, Costco, and a Danish sperm donor teach us about genetic expression -- 3. Changing our genes: how trauma, bullying, and royal jelly alter our genetic destiny -- 4. Use it or lose it: how our lives and genes conspire to make and break our bones -- 5. Feed your genes: what our ancestors, vegans, and our microbiomes teach us about nutrition -- 6. Genetic dosing: how deadly painkillers, the prevention paradox, and 菴zi the iceman are changing the face of medicine -- 7. Picking sides: how genes help us decide between left and right -- 8. We're all X-men: what Sherpas, sword swallowers, and genetically doped athletes teach us about ourselves -- 9. Hacking your genome: why big tobacco, insurance companies, your doctor, and even your lover all want to decode your DNA -- 10. Mail-order child: the unintended consequences of submarines, sonar, and duplicated genes -- 11. Putting it all together: what rare diseases teach us about our genetic inheritance -- One last thing
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000052695474
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 255 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781444763225
Isbn Type
(paperback)
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Inheritance : how our genes change our lives and our lives change our genes, Sharon Moalem with Matthew D. LaPlante
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-241) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Everything is about to change -- 1. How geneticists think -- 2. When genes misbehave: what Apple, Costco, and a Danish sperm donor teach us about genetic expression -- 3. Changing our genes: how trauma, bullying, and royal jelly alter our genetic destiny -- 4. Use it or lose it: how our lives and genes conspire to make and break our bones -- 5. Feed your genes: what our ancestors, vegans, and our microbiomes teach us about nutrition -- 6. Genetic dosing: how deadly painkillers, the prevention paradox, and 菴zi the iceman are changing the face of medicine -- 7. Picking sides: how genes help us decide between left and right -- 8. We're all X-men: what Sherpas, sword swallowers, and genetically doped athletes teach us about ourselves -- 9. Hacking your genome: why big tobacco, insurance companies, your doctor, and even your lover all want to decode your DNA -- 10. Mail-order child: the unintended consequences of submarines, sonar, and duplicated genes -- 11. Putting it all together: what rare diseases teach us about our genetic inheritance -- One last thing
Control code
000052695474
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 255 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781444763225
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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