From DNA to Designer DogsBook - 2008
"National Geographic Investigates" introduces young people to cutting edge techniques of scientific investigation, the most current discoveries, and the way that those discoveries are interpreted to throw new light on our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.
Special features include: sidebars explaining the latest technology being used by scientists, a 'Meet the Expert' sidebar presenting an interview with a scientist currently working in the appropriate field, timelines placing research and researchers in historical context, and lavish design including photographs, illustrations, and diagrams. Ever since the cloning of Dolly, genetics has been a hot-button topic in the media and in politics. Find out what all the excitement is about, the pluses and the minuses. From the Human Genome Project to stem cell research to the Society's own Genographic Project, scientists around the globe are exploring and advancing the human condition.