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Genetic engineering

Genetic engineering

Author: Mark Y Herring
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Series: Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Narrative chapters cover such topics as the Human Genome Project, gene splicing, cloning, genetically altered foods, and DNA and crime-solving.Students and the general public will find a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Y Herring
ISBN: 0313334730 9780313334733
OCLC Number: 1170202072
Description: xix, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Introduction "It's Alive!" Public Perceptions of Genetic Engineering History of Genetic Engineering from Mendel to (Genome) Maps Splicing, Dicing and Cloning to Asilomar and Beyond Frankenfood or Miracle Grow? Agriculture Applications of Genetic Engineering Well, Hell-o Dolly: Animal Applications of Genetic Engineering Where No Man (or Woman) Has Gone Before: The Human Genome Project The Doctor Will See You Now: Genetic Engineering and the Treatment of Diseases Just the Facts Ma'am: Genetic Engineering, DNA Evidence and the Courts Endgame: Genetic Engineer, Future Trends, Current Recommendations Appendix Index
Series Title: Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Responsibility: Mark Y. Herring.


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"Herring takes a balanced approach in his description of this controversial issue, starting with a review of public perceptions of genetic engineering and the history of the field from Mendel onward. Read more...

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