When Science Goes Wrong

by Simon Levay
When Science Goes Wrong
  • ISBN-13: 9781906308087
  • Author(s): Simon Levay
  • Subject: Popular science
  • Publisher: Monday Books
  • Imprint: Monday Books
  • Publication Date: 09-04-2009
  • Format: p/b

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£7.99
Science is the world's new religion - but what happens when it goes terribly wrong? An innocent young black man is convicted of rape and sent to prison for 25 years on the basis of infallible' DNA evidence which turns out to be completely wrong. A long-distance runner's Parkinson's Disease is treated with revolutionary neuroscience techniques which leave a foetus growing in his brain. A study into why children stutter ends up ruining their lives when scientists deliberately introduce speech impediments and, to their horror, find they are permanent.'
About the book

Science is the world's new religion - but what happens when it goes terribly wrong? An innocent young black man is convicted of rape and sent to prison for 25 years on the basis of infallible' DNA evidence which turns out to be completely wrong. A long-distance runner's Parkinson's Disease is treated with revolutionary neuroscience techniques which leave a foetus growing in his brain. A study into why children stutter ends up ruining their lives when scientists deliberately introduce speech impediments and, to their horror, find they are permanent.'