All That Matters: Bioethics

Editor/Author Dickenson, Donna
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

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ISBN: 978-1-44-415580-8
Category: Science - Biology
Book Status: Available
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Bioethics: All That Matters, explores new developments in biotechnology like genetics, stem cell research and artificial reproduction arouse both our greatest hopes and our greatest fears. Many people invest the new biotechnology with all the aspirations and faith once accorded to religious salvation.

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Table of Contents

  • 1 Should we do whatever science lets us do?
  • 2 ‘Girls! Sell your eggs and enjoy the nightlife of Chennai!’
  • 3 Designer babies, transhumans and lesser mortals
  • 4 Are genes us?
  • 5 ‘Could you patent the sun?’
  • 6 Snowflakes, techno-coolies and the Tooth Fairy: some wonders of stem cell science
  • 7 Sacrificial lambs and professional guinea pigs: a bestiary of research bioethics
  • 8 God, Mammon and biotechnology
  • Appendix: 100 Ideas