Our genes, our choices

Fred Friendly Seminars

Publisher: PBS] in [Alexandria, Va

Written in English
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Subjects:

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

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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  In a new book likely to rekindle fierce controversy, psychologist Robert Plomin argues that genes largely shape our personalities and that the latest science is .   Beyond Nature or Nurture with Epigenetics Septem The fast-growing field of epigenetics is proving that who we are is the product of the things that happen in our lives which cause changes in how our genes operate. Living with Our Genes: Why They Matter More Than You Think () by Dean Hamer and Peter Copeland is a nonfiction study of genetics. The book is credited with making a complicated and difficult subject easy to understand and fun to read about but has also been accused of gratuitous gender stereotyping in the anecdotal examples, particularly in. Your Genes, Your Choices describes the Human Genome Project, the science behind it, and the ethical, legal, and social issues that are raised by the project. This book was written as part of the Science + Literacy for Health project of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

  Standing in our way are two flaws hardwired into human DNA: our genes and our inability to make rational choices. If we can overcome them, I would argue that our days on this planet may not be.   Our Bodies, Our Choices. by Melvin Konner. Ap Control of biological processes is greater than ever, and will be greater still. In many species, genes can be knocked out and socked in, and a growing Noah's ark of animals can be cloned. Cells can be sucked from early embryos and, perhaps, turned into engines of organ repair Author: Melvin Konner. Our Genes/Our Choices ( TV Movie) Plot. Showing all 0 items Jump to: Summaries. It looks like we don't have any Plot Summaries for this title yet. Be the first to contribute! Just click the "Edit page" button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the Plot Summary submission guide. Synopsis. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for.   My next foray into reviews will be a book that I hold in very high regard. It’s a book I use in my Anthropology of Science course (LBST ), a book that I view as (spoiler!) as one of the most important books ever written in science studies: Not in Our Genes: (, second edition ) by Richard Lewontin, Steven Rose, and Leon Kamin.

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Are people free to make. Our Genes, Our Choices is an engaging and important book as we seek to understand the broad implications of recent advances in genetics for society. --John H. Krystal, M.D., Robert L.

McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine. Our Genes, Our Choices is an engaging and important book as we seek to understand the broad implications of recent advances in genetics for society.

--John H. Krystal, M.D., Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine5/5(1). Our Genes / Our Choices | PBS. In the Our Genes/Our Choices television programs, panelists are asked to play roles in hypothetical scenarios that draw on their own training and experience.

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Are people free Brand: Elsevier Science. Our genes, Our choices Genes in context: family, founder population, exposure David Goldman, M.D. Laboratory of Neurogenetics, NIAAA [email protected] Disclosures: I have nothing to disclose, except this book: The problem of neurogenetic determinism: In a causal universe is blame/praise an expedience.

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In Super Genes, Drs. Deepak Chopra and Rudolph E. Tanzi discuss new evidence that our genes are not our masters, but they respond in large measure to our choices and behaviors. The resulting view honors not just the body but mind and spirit as well—a vision that is as bright and hopeful as the old view was morbid and : Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.

The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller The basis for the PBS Ken Burns Documentary The Gene: An Intimate History From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a fascinating history of the gene and “a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick” (Elle).

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This book was written as part of the Science + Literacy for Health project of the American Association for the Advancement of by studying our genes. Genes are units of information File Size: 1MB. Change your genes, change your life. Seems like a radical idea, especially since we’ve been taught to believe that our genes are set in stone when we are born.

Not so, according to the authors of Super Genes, Deepak Chopra, M.D. and Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D. It seems that we are not at the mercy of our genes, rather we are the “user and controller” of them.

Get this from a library. Wrestling with the future: our genes and our choices. [Episcopal Church. Diocese of Washington. Committee on Medical Ethics,;]. Not in Our Genes: Biology, Ideology and Human Nature is a book by the evolutionary geneticist Richard Lewontin, the neurobiologist Steven Rose, and the psychologist Leon Kamin, in which the authors criticize sociobiology and genetic determinism and advocate a socialist society.

The book formed part of a larger campaign against sociobiology. Its authors were praised for Publisher: Pantheon Books. However, it does summarize of mountain of that research, and very entertainingly too. If you want a good intro, this book or another very similar one called "Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters" are both great choices.

Mean Genes starts with this premise: Our genes spent most/5. Making Better Babies Our Genes / Our Choices JOHN HOCKENBERRY: What I wanna focus on here is you have said that somehow it reflects on the parenting of these two people, if they were to make a decision going in to a test like amniocentesis that there were certain outcomes that.

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But a new book by Professor Scott Shane argues and establishes that our genes do indeed affect our work lives. In Born Entrepreneurs, Born Leaders, he posits that genes have an impact on the occupations we choose, our success in those occupations, and whether we start a business.

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Directed by Mark Ganguzza, Barbara Margolis. Your Genes, Your Choices is a publication of Science + Literacy for Health, a project of the AAAS Directorate for Education and Human publication was funded by the U.S. Department of website was built by Mike feedback to [email protected]@ Magazine article The Futurist.

Choosing Our Genes: Attempts to Ban Biomedical Research Are Announced Almost as Frequently as Reports on Breakthroughs.

A Medical-Technology Analyst Argues That the Bans Are Premature and May Do Society More Harm Than Good. Both good and bad choices continually “speak” to our genes and thereby modify the way our genes express themselves.

This is another reason why I am confident that you don’t have to get fat and you don’t have to feel old. Even if your parents suffered from an age-related disease—hypertension, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, stroke.

The following is an excerpt from She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity by Carl Zimmer. The worst scares of my life have usually come in unfamiliar places. I still panic a bit when I remember traveling into a Sumatran jungle only to discover my brother, Ben, had dengue fever.Making Better Babies Our Genes / Our Choices FAYE WATTLETON: Well, reproductive rights, the centrality of it, is that parents have options.

And that those choices should be guided by their ethical framework. And by the circumstances of their lives. That's the essence.

As science has advanced and given us more knowledge it has demysti-fied biology.