The Biotech Age / Edition 2

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A look at the forefront of an industry revolution

""I've been deep inside the biotech industry since its infancy. This book provides fresh insights about how it started, what drives it, and most importantly, where it's going.""--Scott W. Morrison, partner, Ernst & Young LL

Richard W. Oliver predicted the onset of a new era with The Coming Biotech Age. Now that age is here--and companies are reaping the benefits of this incredible new revolution. As biotech companies become the new economic engines of growth and innovation, businesses must have access to the latest developments of this area of research.

In a special revised edition, now titled The Biotech Age, Oliver has created the first practical guide to this fascinating realm of scientific development. With updated information on the latest research, examples of biotech breakthroughs, and a close examination of current biotech issues such as cloning and stem cell research, The Biotech Age presents an accessible overview of the business of biotechnology and its vast implications and opportunities for all types of industries.

This is a topic no one can afford to miss--especially future-minded executives and investors in cutting-edge technologies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071414890
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 3/24/2003
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 0.58 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Richard W. Oliver is the author of the acclaimed The Shape of Things to Come and The Coming Biotech Age. He speaks and consults around the world on technology and business strategy. Oliver lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Table of Contents

Author's Note
Introduction: The Bioterials Century 1
Ch. 1 The Twenty-First Century: The Age of Bioterials 11
Ch. 2 Conquering Matter: Explorations in the Cellular and Subatomic Universe 31
Ch. 3 Bioterials: The New Economic Engine 43
Ch. 4 The Three Laws of BioEconomics 57
Ch. 5 New Materials: Every Atom a Factory 77
Ch. 6 Designer Genes: Re-Engineering the Body 105
Ch. 7 Betting the "Pharma": The BioMedical Complex 139
Ch. 8 Betting the Farm: The Bionic Farmer 163
Ch. 9 Financing the Dream: The BioCapitalists 181
Ch. 10 The War on Genes: A Global Food Fight 203
Ch. 11 The DNA Divide: The Genetic Haves versus the Have-Nots 223
Index 245
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