Genes in the Headlines: Promises, Problems and the Panics

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Professor Hilary Rose and Professor Steven Rose begin their first series of lectures as joint Gresham Professors of Physic by attempting to clarify what is and what is not genetics and will pick up a number of current concerns, from Dolly and cloning (so why sex?) to designer babies and designer tomatoes, as a 'taster' for the topics to be covered in the rest of the series.

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This event was on Mon, 04 Oct 1999

hilary rose

Professor Hilary Rose

Professor of Physic

Hilary Rose has published extensively in the sociology of science from a feminist perspective and has held numerous appointments in the UK, USA, Australia, Austria, Norway, Finland and at the Swedish...

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Professor Steven Rose

Professor of Physic

Professor Steven Rose is a Professor of Biology and Neurobiology at the Open University and University of London. Rose read Biochemistry at King's College, Cambridge and Neurobiology at Cambridge and the Institute...

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