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Lee M. Silver is professor of molecular biology and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton Uni-versity, and author of Challenging Nature. He holds a Ph.D. in biophysics from Harvard University, and he lives with his family in New Jersey and New York.
I think the underlying ethos of this book is techno-utopianism. Silver believes science can and will create a new world where the human race will essentially become gods. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Austin Post
A good primer for understanding the possibilities which genetic engineering offers humanity, without getting bogged down in the 'nuts and bolts' of the skilled lab work necessary... Read morePublished 14 months ago by David W. Behrens
This book presents some interesting ideas. Some of them are a bit controversial, so I would exercise a bit of caution. Overall, it's a pretty good book.Published 16 months ago by Katherine
I highly recommend this book. It is at once provocative and well-written. Anyone with curiosity about, and concern for, our future as a species needs to become familiar with the... Read morePublished on June 21, 2011 by Lorraine Goldman
For those with no previous interest in genetic engineering, this book may provide some insight. However, it's self promoting and has little in the way of new or unique information.Published on April 13, 2011 by J. A. Burrus
It says in the bio the writer teaches at Princeton, but based on the writing, listless and without a compelling narrative, I can only hope the gentleman works as a subsitute... Read morePublished on March 5, 2007 by Chad W. Boyer
I received the book only a few days after I ordered it and it was in great condition. Thanks.Published on September 9, 2005 by Caitlin T. Couture
I find it very interesting reading. Lee Silver brought the complexities of the reprogentic labs to the grasp of the layman. Read morePublished on August 21, 2005 by The Misses living somewhere, anywhere in the U.S.