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The New Genetics

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The New Genetics is a science education booklet explains the role of genes in health and disease, the basics of DNA and its molecular cousin RNA, and new directions in genetic research.

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All life on Earth is related. Overview of the booklet. » more
How Genes Work
Chapter 1: How Genes Work
Covers DNA, RNA, transcription, RNA splicing, translation, ribosomes, antibiotics, genetic diseases, gene chips. » more
RNA and DNA Revealed: New Roles, New Rules
Chapter 2: RNA and DNA Revealed: New Roles, New Rules
Covers microRNAs, RNAi, epigenetics, telomeres, mtDNA, recombinant DNA.
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Life's Genetic Tree
Chapter 3: Life's Genetic Tree
Covers evolutionary biology, SNPs, model organisms. circadian rhythms, bioinformatics, gene sequencing. » more
Genes Are Us
Chapter 4: Genes Are Us
Covers the human genome, behavioral genetics, pharmacogenetics, drug resistance, biofilms, computer modeling.
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21st-Century Genetics
Chapter 5: 21st-Century Genetics
Covers systems biology, GFP, genetic testing, privacy concerns, DNA forensics, biotechnology, patents, careers. » more
Defines terms used in the booklet. » more
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