The Hope, Hype, and Reality of Genetic Engineering: Remarkable Stories from Agriculture, Industry, Medicine, and the Environment / Edition 1

The Hope, Hype, and Reality of Genetic Engineering: Remarkable Stories from Agriculture, Industry, Medicine, and the Environment / Edition 1

by John C. Avise
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195169506

ISBN-13: 9780195169508

Pub. Date: 02/19/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195169508
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/19/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1A Tale of Good and a Tale of Evil3
2Framework of an Unfolding Revolution9
3Engineering Microbes16
4Getting Creative with Crops30
5Genetic Engineering in the Barnyard77
6Fields, Forests, and Streams103
7Genetic Tinkering with Humans148
Epilogue175
AppTools and Workshops of Genetic Engineering179
Glossary201
References and Further Reading211
Index237

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