Part VI Dilemmas: Genetic Technologies and Individual Choices
Who should be able to know your genetic information, should it be private? Are frozen embryos people or property? Why is everyone opposed to cloning? Can we improve the gene pool through eugenics?
Abraham Lincoln’s DNA and Other Adventures in Genetics by Phillip R. Reilly is a great introduction to genetics as it provides definitions of scientific terms and traces the history of genetics. The story tells very interesting case to understand the problems that can arise within the field of genetics.
Reserve a book at the Rochester Public Library or you can purchase your own copy! To be part of the club you can read the whole book or just parts you are interested in.