9780778700616

Bio-Tech: Frontiers of Medicine

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  • ISBN13:

    9780778700616

  • ISBN10:

    0778700615

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-10-01
  • Publisher: Crabtree Pub Co

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Summary

This up-to-the-minute new book describes what happens when biology meets technology. The amazing leaps both biological and technological currently being made in medicine bring the promise of longer, healthier lives. But at what cost? This a

Table of Contents

Medical forefront The story of health care
4(2)
MEDICAL HORIZONS
Secrets of the cell Building blocks for life
6(2)
Making medicines The pharmaceutical industry
8(2)
Spare parts Artificial organs in the body
10(2)
Robo hospital Medical robots at work
12(2)
REVOLUTION IN BIOLOGY
Super senses Replacements for eyes, ears, and more
14(2)
Biotech boom Products that use biotechnology
16(2)
Living longer Making an age-old dream come true
18(2)
BIOTECH LIVING
Biotech kitchen Biotechnology makes new kinds of food
20(2)
Can we cure? The end to some common diseases
22(2)
Super sports World of the super athletes
24(2)
SUMMARY
What's next? Possibilities for the future
26(6)
REFERENCE SECTION
Time track Progress of medicine
28(2)
Glossary Terms and concepts
30(2)
Index 32

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