Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Our Bioengineered Future

Of Genes and Genomes provides an insightful review of a predictable but worthwhile new book giving an overview of genetics. In particular, it has a succinct summary of what gives so many critics pause over the attitudes of the techno-triumphalists.

Intelligent Person's Guide?

The book is part of a new series entitled "Intelligent Person's Guides". Am I alone in finding this appeal to readers' egos hilarious?


Blogger Elliot said...

I think they're meant to contrast with The Dummies Guide and The Complete Idiot's Guide.

But yes, they do come across as... pandering to the ego of eggheads.

7:19 PM  

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