NorBAC uses innovative scientific methods to track the source of mutating radiation that is affecting fish on the East Coast of Canada to radioactive fuel rods that were dumped into the Ocean in the 1950's. The environmental fall out could be catastrophic.
Jill is rushed to the hospital, where doctors struggle to save her life. Meanwhile, National Guardsmen in the U.S. continue to deteriorate. To David's surprise, Jill's symptoms match those of the soldiers. How could the retrovirus Jill found in her stem cells have also infected the soldiers? The U.S. military may have the answer in an untested antidote, but refuse to release it in time to save Jill's life. Once again David is forced to ignore protocol by administering Jill with the untested antidote.
David contemplates a radical experiment on his father who is in the early stages of Alzheimer's.
Biotechnology - scientific salvation or the end of our species?
Frankenfoods. Designer children. Patented genes. Extending life. Bio-weaponry. Genetically modified organisms. Suddenly humanity possess the ability to play God. But is it progress - or madness?
As North America deals with the impact of SARS, "mad cow" disease, West Nile virus, it becomes necessary to create a North American Biotechnology Advisory Commission (NorBAC). ReGenesis centers on a team of international scientists charged with investigating the medical and ethical dilemmas fo the brave new world of 21st century science.