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Altered Inheritance

CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674976719

Publication Date: 09/17/2019


304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

11 illus.


  • Prologue
  • 1. Targeting a Single Gene: Huntington’s Disease
  • 2. From Editing a Genome to Altering Inheritance
  • 3. Babies by Design
  • 4. From “Well” to “Better than Well”
  • 5. Ethics in the Interim
  • 6. Of Harms and Wrongs
  • 7. Slow Science
  • 8. Scientists, Science Policy, and Politics
  • 9. Ethicists, Science Policy, and Politics
  • 10. “All of Us” for “Us All”
  • Epilogue: A New Dawn
  • Acronyms
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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