Genetics: From DNA to Designer Dogs (Hardcover)

From DNA to Designer Dogs

By Kathleen Simpson

National Geographic Society, 9781426303616, 64pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2008



Ever since scientists first cloned Dolly, genetics has been a hot-button topic in the media and the political world. Genetics brings readers the inside story, and looks objectively at this fascinating modern science. From the Human Genome Project to stem cell research to the National Geographic's own Genographic Project, scientists are exploring and rapidly advancing our knowledge of the human condition.

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About the Author

Kathleen Simpson lives in the hill country of central Texas with her husband and dogs. She has authored numerous works for young people, including the National Geographic Investigates books Extreme Weather: Science Tackles Global Warming and Climate Change, Genetics: From DNA to Designer Dogs, and The Human Brain: Inside Your Body's Control Room.