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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Kingfisher
Publication date February 26, 2013
Pages 64
Binding Paperback
Edition Pap/pstr
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780753470503
ISBN-10 0753470500
Dimensions 0.25 by 6.75 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $7.99
Other format details juvenile
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Learn about the amazing research that is revolutionizing biology, from advances in medicine to genetic engineering. Meet the world's toughest bacterium and a biologically immortal flatworm whilst learning about epigenetics, superbugs, nanomedicine and cloning. Extreme Biology is a compelling guide to developments at the very forefront of science – a must-read for anyone wishing to understand, and engage with, modern biology.

Topics discussed in this book include:
• Hardcore Herd: Water bear, Conan the Bacterium, Planarian flatworm, Superbug (antibiotic-resistant microbes), Aliens
• Gene Genies: Gene (including DNA, RNA, Nucleotides), Gene expression, Protein, Prion, Genome, Epigenetics
• BioHacker Crew: Gene splicing, Recombinant DNA, Recombinant protein, Polymerase chain reaction, Genetically modified organism, Cloning, Gene machine, Shmeat (including tissue culture), Designer baby, Synthetic life, Biosafety (including bioethics)
• Bioscience Buddies/Drug Dudes: Nanomedicine, Monoclonal antibodies, Broad spectrum antiviral, Pharming (the use of genetic engineering to grow drugs), Biosensors
• Medical Mavericks: Face transplant, Regenerative medicine, Gene therapy (including DNA vaccine), Functional MRI



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Pap/pstr edition from Kingfisher (February 26, 2013)
9780753470503 | details & prices | 64 pages | 6.75 × 6.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.40 lbs | List price $7.99
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