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Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 330 Nombre de pages
Investigates how deCODE Genetics, in Iceland, became one of the wealthiest companies of its kind, as well as one of the most scand... Lire la suite
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Description

Investigates how deCODE Genetics, in Iceland, became one of the wealthiest companies of its kind, as well as one of the most scandalous, with its plan to use the genes and medical records of the entire Icelandic population for scientific research.

Auteur

Mike Fortun is Associate Professor in the Department of Science and Techology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Contenu

Contents Acknowledgments 1. LavaXLand 2. FriendXAdvance Man 3. FastXFast 4. CounterfeitXMoney 5. KariXdeCODE 6. DogXWhale 7. HistoryXFable 8. KeikoXK.Co. 9. TrustXGullibility X. PromisesXPromises 10. DistanceXComplicity 11. NonXGovernmental Organization 12. IcelandXWorld 13. PublicXPrivate 14. Open FutureXSafe Harbor 15. ManiaXFundamentals 16. PromiseXDisclosure 17. Yahoo!XFinance 18. SameXDifference 19. PresumedXConsent 20. GenomicsXSlot Machines 21. EthicsXExpediency 22. EverythingXNothing Forward Looking Notes Bibliography Index

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation
Sous-titre: Iceland and Decode Genetics in a World of Speculation
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780520247512
ISBN: 978-0-520-24751-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Univ Of California Pr
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 330
Poids: 472g
Taille: H220mm x B157mm x T21mm
Année: 2008