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Title:
Biotechnology and genetic engineering
Author:
Peacock, Kathy Wilson.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Facts on File, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xiv, 349 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Explains why biotechnology is a relevant and volatile issues. Begins with a history of biotechnology and its effect on agriculture, medicine, and the environment. Equal space is devoted to discussing the efforts of human-rights advocates, animal-rights advocates, and environmentalists to create definitive governmental regulations for this budding industry.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Focus on the United States -- Global perspective -- United States documents -- International documents -- How to research biotechnology -- Facts and figures -- Key players A to Z -- Organizations and agencies -- Annotated bibliography.
ISBN:
9780816077847
Format :
Book