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The hope, hype & reality of genetic engineering : remarkable stories from agriculture, industry, medicine, and the environment

Author: John C Avise
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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An introductory tour into the stranger-than-fiction world of genetic engineering, a scientific realm inhabited by eager researchers intent upon fashioning a prodigious medley of genetically modified (GM) organisms to serve human needs.
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Avise, John C.
Hope, hype & reality of genetic engineering.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003049845
(OCoLC)52079669
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Avise
ISBN: 9780198037903 0198037902 142372058X 9781423720584 0195169506 9780195169508 128053446X 9781280534461
OCLC Number: 61342237
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 242 p.) : ill.
Contents: A tale of good and a tale of evil --
Framework of an unfolding revolution --
Engineering microbes --
Getting creative with crops --
Genetic engineering in the barnyard --
Fields, forests, and streams --
Genetic tinkering with humans.
Other Titles: Hope, hype, and reality of genetic engineering
Responsibility: John C. Avise.
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