Changing Nature's Course: The Ethical Challenge of Biotechnology

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1.
This definition is loosely taken from a lecture by Lee Hood at the Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine in 1992.
3.
I develop these points more fully in my book, The Limits of Medicine:How Science Shapes Our Hope for the Cure.
4.
Oxford English Dictionary.
9.
Walters, in press.
11.
Prof. Troy Duster, personal communication.
12.
This problem has not gone away however. See Brunner et al., 1993, 578.
13.
New York Times, 26 February 1993.
14.
Marks, 297.
15.
Peltzman, 1992.
17.
Medical World News, April 11, 1988, 58.
20.
Gene for Mental Illness Proves Elusive, New York Times, 13 Jan 1993.

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H. G. Brunner et al., "Abnormal Behaviour Associated with a Point Mutation in the Structural Gene for Monoamine Oxidase A", Science 262 ( 1993): 578.

S. Chorover, From Genesis to Genocide. The Meaning of Human Nature and the Power of Behavioural Control ( MIT Press, 1979).

J. M. Connor and M. A. Ferguson-Smith, Essential Medical Genetics ( Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1984).

T. Duster, Backdoor to Eugenics ( London: Routledge, 1990).

T. Duster, "Genetics, Race, and Crime:"Recurring Seduction to a False Precision. In DNA on Trial:Genetic Identification and Criminal Justice ( Cold Spring: Cold Spring Harbour Press, 1992).

D. Francois, Disease and Civilisation. The Cholera in Paris, 1832 ( MIT Press, 1986).

"Gene for Mental Illness Proves Elusive", New York Times, 13 January 1993.

E. S. Golub, The Limits of Medicine:How Science Shapes Our Hope for the Cure. ( New York: Times Books/Random House, 1994).

R. Hubbard and E. Wald, Exploding the Gene Myth ( Boston: Beacon Press, 1993).

E. Harlow, Nature 359 ( 1992): 270.

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