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Aging, Biotechnology, and the Future - Read, Catherine Y, Dr. (Editor), and Green, Robert C (Editor), and Smyer, Michael A, Professor (Editor)
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This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary collection examines how advances in medicine and technology are affecting the aging process and the lives of elderly persons. In analyzing the state of biotechnology, these essays applaud the positive--extended longevity and the potential for greater quality of life--while probing such ethical quandaries as presymptomatic genetic testing, therapeutic cloning, antiaging technologies, and the transhumanist movement. The volume includes discussions about the respective roles of health ...

Aging, Biotechnology, and the Future 2008, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801887888