The Resource Beyond biotechnology : the barren promise of genetic engineering, Craig Holdrege and Steve Talbott, (electronic resource)

Beyond biotechnology : the barren promise of genetic engineering, Craig Holdrege and Steve Talbott, (electronic resource)

Label
Beyond biotechnology : the barren promise of genetic engineering
Title
Beyond biotechnology
Title remainder
the barren promise of genetic engineering
Statement of responsibility
Craig Holdrege and Steve Talbott
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Human Genome Project announced in 2003 that it had successfully mapped the human DNA. Scientists, politicians, theologians, and pundits speculated what would follow. Beyond Biotechnology: The Barren Promise of Genetic Engineering distinguishes between hype and reality, examining the delicate relationship between science and nature. Authors Craig Holdrege and Steve Talbott evaluate the current state of genetic science and examine its potential applications, as well as possible dangers. The authors illustrate how the popular view of genetics does not include an understanding of how genes wor
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
660.6/5
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH442
LC item number
.H63 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Culture of the land
Label
Beyond biotechnology : the barren promise of genetic engineering, Craig Holdrege and Steve Talbott, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-245) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sowing technology -- Golden genes and world hunger : let them eat transgenic rice? -- Will biotech feed the world? The broader context -- We label orange juice, why not genetically modified food? -- Genes are not immune to context : examples from bacteria -- The gene : a needed revolution -- Reflections on the Human Genome Project -- Me and my double helixes -- Logic, DNA, and poetry -- The cow : organism or bioreactor? -- The forbidden question -- What does it mean to be a sloth? -- The language of nature -- Delicate empiricism : practicing a Goethean approach to science
Control code
ocn697182442
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 262 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813138756
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/ctt2hgkqv
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not applicable
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.b32230503
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)697182442
  • jstor0813129478

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