Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

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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.Many scientists emigrate to leading institutions abroad in order to conduct research that will transcend what would be possible at home. ... All received their primary and much of their secondary education in South Africa, and most were from lower-class immigrant families. ... explained: The first point to make is that the standard of medicine in Cape Town in the 1960s was advanced and sophisticated.

Title:Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Author:Kathy Wilson Peacock
Publisher:Infobase Publishing - 2010


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