2016年6月2日 星期四

DNA, genome, gene,



A proposal by a group of scientists and businesspeople to synthesize a human genome from scratch is attracting sharp criticism for dodging the big ethical questions such a move raises.
Scientists propose to raise $100 million for the mass-manufacture of genes…
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genome 

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒiːnəʊm/ 

NOUN

[MASS NOUN] Biology
1The haploid set of chromosomes in a gamete or microorganism, or in each cell of amulticellular organism.
1.1The complete set of genes or genetic material present in a cell or organism.

Origin

1930s: blend of gene and chromosome.

DNA Show phonetics
noun [U] SPECIALIZED
deoxyribonucleic acid: the chemical at the centre of the cells of living things, which controls the structure and purpose of each cell and carries the genetic information during reproduction

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Cinema Now
Flexicover + DVD,
19.6 x 24.9 cm,
576 pages, £ 24.99

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The DNA of cinema: the most innovative and influential filmmakers in the world today

Like all art forms, film is a media as powerful as weapons of mass destruction; the only difference is that war destroys and film inspires. –Nicolas Winding Refn

Cinema Now examines the work and key themes of 60 filmmakers working around the world today, from the cream of the crop of young Hollywood to the new wave of Asian mavericks to burgeoning auteurs from Europe and Latin America.

Watch Pedro Almodóvar at work. Immerse yourself in the stunning imagery of Wong Kar-Wai. Feel the emotional impact of the films of Alejandro González Iñárritu and Carlos Reygadas. Live in the strange worlds of Guy Maddin, Matthew Barney, and Tsai Ming-LiangCinema Now is packed with stunning full-color photos and exclusive on-set photography supplied by the filmmakers, and even comes with a supplementary DVD containing exclusive short films, extracts, trailers, and much more.

Cinema Now
Paul Duncan (ED), Andrew Bailey
Flexicover + DVD, 19.6 x 24.9 cm, 576 pages, £ 24.99
ISBN 978-3-8228-5636-9 (English, French, German)

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