Human Engineering: Marvel or Menace?

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abiogenesis, 8-9
activator-repressor mechanism, 42
adenine, 11, 39-41
adrenaline, 34
adultery, 67
Africa, 12
aging, 43, 107
agriculture, 106-107
alchemy, 49-50
alcohol, 130
alcoholism, 125-126
Alexander, Leo, 27
algae, 15-16
alpha waves, 130
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 19
American Cancer Society, 76
American College of Surgeons, 89
Heart Association, 148
Institute of Biological Sciences, 117
American Medical Association, 64
American Medical News, 52
American Psychiatric Association, 24
American Psychological Association, 132
American Public Health Association, 52
amino acids, 10, 11, 33-34
ammonia 10, 11, 14
ammonium cyanide, 11
amniocentesis, 45
amniotic fluid, 45
amoeba, 30
amphetamines, 130, 136-137
anaerobic bacteria, 13
Anders, Edward, 11-12
Andromeda Strain, The, 113
anemia, 91
Antarctica, 15, 16-18
antibodies, 54, 73
antigens, 54
arginase, 74
Aristotle, 8, 117
artificial insemination, 51-52, 63- 69
Associated Press, 146
atmosphere, primal, 10-11
Avery, Oswald T., 35
bacteria: adaptability of, 14-17; anaerobic, 13; as cells, 30; in hot


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