The Gene Civilization (Mcgraw Hill Horizons of Science Series)

By: Gros, Francois

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0070249636 136 pages including bibliography. By taking over medicine and agriculture, molecular biology has beome the business of society: genetic engineering is changing our food and our environment; fertilization and reproduction are being manipulated; there is the danger that the tracking down of hereditary diseases might lead to systematic labeling of populations. There is a need for us to grasp the import of this major development so we can derive the best from it, failing which we shall very soon have to suffer its worst consequences. Summarizes the history of molecular biology, provides a picture of the biotechnological revolution and a statement of the political, juridical and moral issues that go hand in hand with the emergence of civilization.

Title: The Gene Civilization (Mcgraw Hill Horizons of Science Series)

Author Name: Gros, Francois

Categories: Science & Technology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: USA, Mcgraw-Hill: 1991

ISBN Number: 0070249636

ISBN Number 13: 9780070249639

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 62607533

Keywords: BIOTECHNOLOGY HUMAN GENETICS MOLECULAR SCIENCE The Gene Civilization Molecular Biology Biotech Biotechnical Revolution Heretidary Diseases Ethical Issues 136 pages including bibliography. By taking over medicine and agriculture, molecular biology has b,