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Mammalian Synthetic Biology


Jamie Davies

December 2019

Oxford Biology Primers

Written primarily for mid-to-upper level undergraduates, this primer provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities of applying synthetic biological techniques to mammalian cells, tissues, and organisms.

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Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science


Kevin C. Elliott, Ted Richards

July 2017

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Sex, Lies, and Brain Scans: How fMRI reveals what really goes on in our minds


Barbara J. Sahakian, Julia Gottwald

January 2017

The potential of fMRI is extraordinary. It allows us to observe brain activity in real time, build an understanding of thoughts and motivations, and discern unconscious biases. In a limited but real way we can now 'read minds'. Barbara Sahakian and Julia Gottwald explain the science, and consider the ethical implications of using these techniques.

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Bioethics: An introduction for the biosciences

Second Edition


Ben Mepham

March 2008

Bioethics: An Introduction for the Biosciences offers a balanced introduction to the field, ideal for any biosciences student who is new to the subject. With a focus on developing the students' power of reasoning and judgement, the book presents different perspectives to common themes in an impartial way, fostering debate and discussion.

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