Introduction to Genes and DNA by Anna Claybourne

Introduction to Genes and DNA

Written by Anna Claybourne
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Introduction to Genes and DNA by Anna Claybourne

This fascinating introduction to a complex subject explains the science of genetics and DNA in an approachable and understandable way, from basic biological structure and function to ethical debates such as genetic engineering and cloning. Internet links allow readers to discover the most up-to-date developments online.

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture called Where's Will.

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64 pages


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

19th October 2015



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