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Genetic Engineering

(Book - 2013)
Genetic Engineering
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Title: Genetic engineering
Publisher: Detroit :, Greenhaven Press, a part of Cengage Learning,, [2013]
Characteristics: 227 pages ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Noël Merino, book editor
Contents: Should genetic engineering be permitted? Genetic engineering is natural and should be pursued / Jeffrey Scott Coker ; The Three Mile Island of biotech? / John Nichols ; Human genetic engineering should be allowed / Ronald M. Green ; We must stop trying to engineer nature / Mark Lynas ; Stem cell research should be allowed, but not reproductive cloning / Barack Obama ; Ignored implications / Ken Blackwell
What are the benefits and risks of genetic engineering? Genetically modified foods could pose numerous health risks / Institute for Responsible Technology ; Genetically modified foods have numerous benefits and no known risks / Henry I. Miller ; Genetically modified crops can increase productivity to end world hunger / Erik Vance ; Genetically modified crops will not increase productivity to end world hunger / Union of Concerned Scientists ; Preventing the next fertility clinic scandal / Jesse Reynolds ; Society could benefit from allowing unregulated embryo trait selection / Greg Beato
What is the environmental impact of genetic engineering? Human genetic engineering is a good solution to climate change / S. Matthew Liao, interviewed by Ross Andersen ; Human genetic engineering is a dangerous proposal to combat climate change / Mark Tapson ; Genetically engineered fish can provide food and conserve the planet / Yonathan Zohar ; Genetically engineered pigs could provide environmental benefits / Anne Minard ; Genetically engineered pigs are not a good solution to environmental problems / Lucy Sharratt
How should genetic engineering technology be regulated? New genetic engineering technology needs to be regulated / Richard Hayes ; New genetic engineering technology does not need to be regulated / Ronald Bailey ; Knowing me, knowing you / Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee ; Consumer genetic testing does not need additional regulation / Christopher Mims ; The US, the UN and genetic engineering / Chuck Norris ; Labeling of genetically modified foods is unnecessary and unconstitutional / Henry I. Miller and Gregory Conko
Additional Contributors: Merino, Noël
ISBN: 0737764252
Branch Call Number: 576.5 G3283 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Food Biotechnology Human reproductive technology Genetic engineering
Topical Term: Food
Human reproductive technology
Genetic engineering
LCCN: 2012044960
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Contains pro and con essays about genetic engineering, including a section on genetically-modified food.

Contains pro and con essays about genetic engineering, including a section on genetically-modified food

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