NorBAC's investigation into a cluster of suicides occurring in the southern United States uncovers an unnatural enzyme in the brains of the victims. They are receiving something from their environment, and it's causing sudden and severe depression, but where is the enzyme coming from?
Meanwhile, the wife of a longtime scientist-friend of David who was killed in a car accident asks David to decipher the secret project her husband had been working on. With the help of Bob and Carlos, David discovers that his friend was genetically engineering mice. They soon deduce that he had discovered the gene that causes homosexuality and had initiated a patent for a drug that would suppress the gene!
Bob scrambles to neutralize the Asian Brown Cloud before it dumps a deadly shower of sulfuric acid on Mexico City.
Owen shows up at David's apartment after Jill encounters him stoned on crystal meth but David decides to give him one more chance to clean up his act.
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.