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Our genes, our choices Fred Friendly Seminars

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Published by PBS] in [Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Genetic screening -- Moral and ethical aspects.

Book details:

About the Edition

A three-part series on PBS, which features Fred Friendly Seminars on genetic testing with an ethical, social, legal, and economic implications.

Edition Notes

Other titlesFred Friendly Seminars, Fred Friendly Seminars collection.
StatementProduced by American Museum of Natural History.
ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRB155
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3707781M
LC Control Number2003280210

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