Decoding Our DNA: Craig Venter vs the Human Genome Project

Series Scientific Rivalries and Scandals By Karen Gunnison Ballen

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Publisher Lerner Imprint Twenty-First Century ISBN


Decoding Our DNA: Craig Venter vs the Human Genome Project

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Should scientific discoveries belong to everyone? Or should they be the private property of the scientists? What if the discovery is something fundamental to all humanity and “the crown jewel of twentieth-century biology?” This book relates the effort to sequence the human genome and the fierce rivalry between the government-funded Human Genome Project and privately backed research led by scientist Craig Venter. The story is interspersed with interesting quotes and sidebars, as well as clear diagrams and black-and-white photographs. Back matter includes a time line, glossary, source notes, selected bibliography, further reading, a publisher’s link for more resources, and an index.
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Series Nonfiction: Science 6-8 (Grades 6-8)

Series Nonfiction Science Grades 6-8

Series Nonfiction: Science 6-8 (Grades 6-8)

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