From creating potatoes that do not bruise to curing human hereditary diseases, genetic engineering is changing life as we know it, and is on the brink of altering the course of human evolution. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format-supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations-this title examines issues related to genetic testing and research. Topics include: Is Genetic Engineering Ethical? Is Genetic Testing Beneficial? Is Genetic Testing a Threat to Privacy? Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?