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Genetic engineering

Author: Carol Wekesser
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, 1995.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series, (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genetic engineering has the power to alter life itself. The potential of this power to benefit and harm humankind is a theme that runs through many of the debates in this book.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Wekesser
ISBN: 1565103580 9781565103580
OCLC Number: 232506561
Notes: Summary: Articles present differing viewpoints on aspects of genetic engineering, including whether it is beneficial or harmful to society, its effect on agriculture and health care, the accuracy of DNA fingerprinting, and how genetic engineering should be regulated.
Suggested level: senior secondary.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Does genetic engineering benefit or harm society? --
How does genetic engineering affect agriculture? --
Is DNA fingerprinting accurate? --
How will genetic engineering affect health care? --
How should genetic engineering be regulated?
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series, (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Carol Wekesser, book editor.

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Genetic engineering has the power to alter life itself. The potential of this power to benefit and harm humankind is a theme that runs through many of the debates in this book.

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