The Code of Codes
Scientific and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project New edition
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Code of Codes by Daniel J. Kevles
Book Description"The Code of Codes" is a collective exploration of the substance and possible consequences of the human genome project in relation to ethics, law, and society, as well as to science, technology and medicine. It comprises incisive essays by contributors in a variety of fields, including James D. Watson and Walter Gilbert and the social analysts of science, Dorothy Nelkin and Evelyn Fox Keller.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674136465
(235mm x 155mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 18-May-1993
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Daniel J. Kevles
Daniel Kevles is the Stanley Woodward Professor of History and Law at Yale University.
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