Modern science has made remarkable advances in genetics. This volume covers the foundations of genes and heredity to give readers a solid understanding of what modern genetics has been built on, before examining the ways in which genetic testing is used to assess genetic risk. Also featured are the many ways researchers and medical professionals are using gene therapy to improve lives, as well as bioethical considerations and social ramifications inherent in going even further with genetics.
Series: The Biotechnology Revolution
Interest Level: Grades 9-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1300
ISBN: 9781622755738 (E-book)