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Biotechnology

Author: Lynn Messina
Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson, 2000.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 72, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of articles exploring the ethical, social, religious, economic and political implications of biotechnical innovations."
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Obras de divulgación
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Biotechnology.
New York : H.W. Wilson, 2000
(OCoLC)747305282
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Messina
ISBN: 0824209850 9780824209858
OCLC Number: 44619402
Description: ix, 186 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: "Milestone for Humanity" / Robert Cooke --
Deciphering the code of life / Francis S. Collins and Karin G. Jegalian --
It's not "all in the genes" / Robert Sapolsky --
Worm offers the first animal genome / J. Travis --
Fruit fly genome yields data and a validation / Elizabeth Pennisi --
Our genes for sale--get 'em while they're hot / Ellen Goodman --
Unlocking the cells / Ronald Bailey --
DNA tests cast shadow on adoption / Richard Saltus --
Playing God / Kristi Coale --
Capturing the promise of youth / Gretchen Vogel. Petri dish politics / Ronald Bailey --
Immortality and its discontents / Sherwin B. Nuland --
Thriving pioneer of gene tests / Marlene Cimons --
With cloning of a sheep, the ethical ground shifts / Gina Kolata --
For cloning pioneer, biotechnology holds promise of medical gains / Marjorie Miller --
Of headless mice ... and men / Charles Krauthammer --
Judeo-Christian case against human cloning / Stephen G. Post --
Can bioengineering create a human heart? / Vincent Kiernan --
From science fiction to science: "the whole body transplant" / Malcolm W. Browne. Animal transplants: safe or sorry? / Amy Otchet --
Mind over matter / Damaris Christensen --
Cyborg 1.0 / Kevin Warwick --
Global food fight / Robert Paarlberg --
You're eating genetically modified food / James Freeman --
New type of gene engineering is aimed at sidestepping critics / Barnaby J. Feder.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 72, no. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Lynn Messina.

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"A collection of articles exploring the ethical, social, religious, economic and political implications of biotechnical innovations."

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