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Title Biotechnology / edited by Lynn Messina.

Imprint New York : H.W. Wilson, c2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    660.6 BIO    Available
Description ix, 186 p. ; 26 cm.
Series The Reference shelf; v. 72, no. 4
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents "Milestone for Humanity" / Robert Cooke -- Deciphering the code of life / Francis S. Collins and Karin G. Jegalian -- It's not "all in the genes" / Robert Sapolsky -- Worm offers the first animal genome / J. Travis -- Fruit fly genome yields data and a validation / Elizabeth Pennisi -- Our genes for sale--get 'em while they're hot / Ellen Goodman -- Unlocking the cells / Ronald Bailey -- DNA tests cast shadow on adoption / Richard Saltus -- Playing God / Kristi Coale -- Capturing the promise of youth / Gretchen Vogel.
Petri dish politics / Ronald Bailey -- Immortality and its discontents / Sherwin B. Nuland -- Thriving pioneer of gene tests / Marlene Cimons -- With cloning of a sheep, the ethical ground shifts / Gina Kolata -- For cloning pioneer, biotechnology holds promise of medical gains / Marjorie Miller -- Of headless mice...and men / Charles Krauthammer -- Judeo-Christian case against human cloning / Stephen G. Post -- Can bioengineering create a human heart? / Vincent Kiernan -- From science fiction to science: "the whole body transplant" / Malcolm W. Browne.
Animal transplants: safe or sorry? / Amy Otchet -- Mind over matter / Damaris Christensen -- Cyborg 1.0 / Kevin Warwick -- Global food fight / Robert Paarlberg -- You're eating genetically modified food / James Freeman -- New type of gene engineering is aimed at sidestepping critics / Barnaby J. Feder.
Subject Biotechnology -- Popular works.
Genetic engineering -- Popular works.
Added Author Messina, Lynn.
ISBN 0824209850 (pbk.)

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