Genome

Genome

Sinopsis

The genome's been mapped.
But what does it mean?

Arguably the most significant scientific discovery of the new century, the mapping of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes that make up the human genome raises almost as many questions as it answers. Questions that will profoundly impact the way we think about disease, about longevity, and about free will. Questions that will affect the rest of your life.

Genome offers extraordinary insight into the ramifications of this incredible breakthrough. By picking one newly discovered gene from each pair of chromosomes and telling its story, Matt Ridley recounts the history of our species and its ancestors from the dawn of life to the brink of future medicine. From Huntington's disease to cancer, from the applications of gene therapy to the horrors of eugenics, Matt Ridley probes the scientific, philosophical, and moral issues arising as a result of the mapping of the genome. It will help you understand what this scientific milestone means for you, for your children, and for humankind.

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Capítulos

  • Chapter 001
    Duración: 06min
  • Chapter 002
    Duración: 06min
  • Chapter 003
    Duración: 09min
  • Chapter 004
    Duración: 29min
  • Chapter 005
    Duración: 35min
  • Chapter 006
    Duración: 38min
  • Chapter 007
    Duración: 27min
  • Chapter 008
    Duración: 25min
  • Chapter 009
    Duración: 36min
  • Chapter 010
    Duración: 37min
  • Chapter 011
    Duración: 34min
  • Chapter 012
    Duración: 34min
  • Chapter 013
    Duración: 26min
  • Chapter 014
    Duración: 32min
  • Chapter 015
    Duración: 28min
  • Chapter 016
    Duración: 29min
  • Chapter 017
    Duración: 23min
  • Chapter 018
    Duración: 26min
  • Chapter 019
    Duración: 30min
  • Chapter 020
    Duración: 27min
  • Chapter 021
    Duración: 28min
  • Chapter 022
    Duración: 35min
  • Chapter 023
    Duración: 29min
  • Chapter 024
    Duración: 35min
  • Chapter 025
    Duración: 33min
  • Chapter 026
    Duración: 31min
  • sample
    Duración: 01min

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