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Author Peacock, Kathy Wilson

Title Biotechnology and genetic engineering / Kathy Wilson Peacock ; foreword by Charles Hagedorn

Publ Info New York : Facts on File, [2010]
 CCRI-Lincoln  TP248.215 .P43 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  TP248.215 .P43 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  TP248.215 .P43 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  TP248.215 P43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 349 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Global issues
Global issues (Facts on File, Inc.)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.267-301) and index
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
Note 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
LC subject Biotechnology -- Popular works
Genetic engineering -- Popular works
Mesh Subject Biotechnology
Genetic Engineering
Organisms, Genetically Modified -- genetics
ISBN 9780816077847 (alk. paper)
0816077843 (alk. paper)