The Body Builders

Author: Adam Piore
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062347160
Size: 66.76 MB
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In The Body Builders, Adam Piore takes us on a fascinating journey into the field of bioengineering—which can be used to reverse engineer, rebuild, and augment human beings—and paints a vivid portrait of the people at its center.

The Body Builders

Author: Adam Piore
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: 9780062347145
Size: 34.66 MB
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In The Body Builders, Adam Piore takes us on a fascinating journey into the field of bioengineering—which can be used to reverse engineer, rebuild, and augment human beings—and paints a vivid portrait of the people at its center.

The Gene Machine

Author: Bonnie Rochman
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374713960
Size: 78.84 MB
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Rochman tells the stories of scientists working to unlock the secrets of the human genome; genetic counselors and spiritual advisers guiding mothers and fathers through life-changing choices; and, of course, parents (including Rochman ...

Synthetic

Author: Sophia Roosth
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022644063X
Size: 43.45 MB
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The first book-length ethnographic study of this discipline, Synthetic documents the social, cultural, rhetorical, economic, and imaginative transformations biology has undergone in the post-genomic age.

Artificial Parts Practical Lives

Author: David Serlin
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814761977
Size: 56.41 MB
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Of crucial strategic importance to both the British and the Continental Army, Staten Island was, for a good part of the American Revolution, a bastion of Loyalist support.

The Human Advantage

Author: Suzana Herculano-Houzel
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034255
Size: 68.25 MB
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Why our human brains are awesome, and how we left our cousins, the great apes, behind: a tale of neurons and calories, and cooking.

To Be A Machine

Author: Mark O'Connell
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0385540426
Size: 77.12 MB
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In To Be a Machine, journalist Mark O'Connell explores the staggering possibilities and moral quandaries that present themselves when you of think of your body as a device.

Food Fray

Author: Lisa H. WEASEL Ph.D.
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 0814401783
Size: 28.92 MB
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Here she combines solid scientific knowledge and a gripping narrative to tell the real story behind the headlines and the hype.

Heart Of The Machine

Author: Richard Yonck
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628727349
Size: 25.46 MB
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Heart of the Machine is an exploration of the new and inevitable ways in which mankind and technology will interact.

Beyond Human

Author: Eve Herold
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466842946
Size: 20.72 MB
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Beyond Human taps the minds of doctors, scientists, and engineers engaged in developing a host of new technologies while telling the stories of some of the patients courageously testing the radical new treatments about to come into the ...