Mount Dragon: A Novel - Part One: Pages 13 - 50 Summary & Analysis

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Part One: Pages 13 - 50 Summary

Mount Dragon by Douglas Preston and co-authored by Lincoln Child is a gripping and fast paced, multifaceted story that blends science and technology with a good grasp of the possible and probable directions of both. Woven with great detail, the story begins with the quest for a scientific breakthrough that will change humankind forever. Working for GeneDyne, scientists discover a gene in a species of chimpanzee called the bonobos that makes them immune to all sixty known varieties of the flu. Named X-FLU, this gene, if introduced into humans, would transfer that immunity to them. This whole branch of science opens up a large debate over whether or not scientists should alter the DNA structure of human beings as any change to the human genome is a permanent one, forever altering who we are as human beings...

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