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Traité de danse académique.

Author: Serge Lifar
Publisher: Paris, L'Amicale [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : FrenchView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the social and political implications of the intimate involvement of genetic engineering science with big corporate business, and it points to serious hazards that are inherent in the technology but are largely ignored by practitioners and regulators alike." "The author calls for a halt to commercialisation and for an independent public enquiry into the hazards involved, taking into account the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serge Lifar
OCLC Number: 1204664
Description: 231 pages illustrations, plates 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Unholy Alliance --
2. Genetic-Engineering Biotechnology Now --
3. The Science that Fails the Reality Test --
4. The Origins of Genetic Determinism --
5. Neo-Darwinism: Triumph or Travesty? --
6. The Central Dogma of Genetic Determinism --
7. The Fluid and Adaptable Genome --
8. Perils amid the Promises of Genetically Modified Food --
9. The Immortal Microbe and Promiscuous Genes --
10. Down at the Animal Pharm --
11. The Brave New World of Genetic Determinism --
12. The Mutable Gene and the Human Condition --
13. The New Age of the Organism --
App. Global Moratorium on GE Biotechnology and No to Patents on Life.
Responsibility: Dessins de Monique Lancelot.

Abstract:

"This book examines the social and political implications of the intimate involvement of genetic engineering science with big corporate business, and it points to serious hazards that are inherent in the technology but are largely ignored by practitioners and regulators alike." "The author calls for a halt to commercialisation and for an independent public enquiry into the hazards involved, taking into account the most comprehensive scientific findings as well as the socio-economic and ethical implications."--BOOK JACKET.

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