Book Kick off and Part IV Plants & Animals: Genetic Engineering and Nature
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.
This weeks discussion (Part IV) will discuss how genetics is involved with GMOs, saving endangered animals, creating new food through transgenic animals and using animal organs to have humans! Join us every week or just the weeks that interest you!