Cutting-Edge Science and Technology: Medical Research and Technology, 1st Edition

  • Alexandra Morris
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1680770934
  • ISBN-13: 9781680770933
  • DDC: 610.72
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released December 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This title covers a wide range of cutting-edge medical topics, from growing organs for transplant and fighting cancer to gene therapy, personal data tracking, and robots in medicine. High-impact photos and explanatory graphics and charts bring scientific concepts to life. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Growing New Organs.
2: Fighting Cancer with the Immune System.
3: Zeroing in on Cancer Cells.
4: Genetics and Personalized Medicine.
5: Confronting a Chronic Health Crisis.
6: Advances and Challenges in Vaccine Research.
7: Data-Driven Health Care.
8: The Launch of Telemedicine.
9: Robots and Supercomputers Are Coming!.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.