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Genetic engineering / Dave Bond.

Bond, Dave, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Clinton PL - Clinton YA 660.65 BON (Text) 36806002799672 YOUNG ADULT 2ND FLOOR Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton YA 660.65 BON (Text) 36806002799680 YOUNG ADULT 2ND FLOOR Available -
Montpelier Harrison Twp PL - Montpelier J 660.65 BON (Text) 76052000063786 MHTPLM Juvenile Reference Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781422237137
  • ISBN: 1422237133
  • ISBN: 9781422237106
  • ISBN: 1422237109
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Broomall, Pennsylvania : Mason Crest, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Series ISBN number: 9781422237106.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-77) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction to Genetics -- Biotechnology -- Genetic engineering in humans -- Genetically modified foods -- Cloning -- Business and ethics in genetic engineering -- Series glossary of key terms -- Further reading -- Internet resources -- Index.
Summary, etc.: Genetic engineering, and related research, is helping to shape the future of humankind. Over the past two decades scientists have made impressive breakthroughs. They have used the technology to discover cures for diseases, solve crimes, and develop drought-resistant crops that can be used to feed millions of people. However, not everyone is excited about the potential benefits of this technology. Some people believe that it is not right for scientists to interfere with nature; others are concerned about unknown health issues related to genetically modified organisms. These are difficult but intriguing ethical issues. This book will examine the science behind genetic engineering, discuss how scientists work with and modify genetic information, and explore some of the questions this new science raises.-- Source other than the Library of Congress.
Subject: Genetic engineering > Juvenile literature.
Biotechnology > Juvenile literature.
Genetic engineering.

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