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- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00
The use of biotechnology and genetic engineering has implications on all aspects of life--from the foods people eat to the way diseases are treated. As scientists and researchers discover more about this emerging field, moral concerns become a heated topic for people who question just how far this technology should reach. Biotechnology and Genetic... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
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. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
Brimming with scientific insight into the habitat, internal structure and other such attributes of wasps, this is an interesting book. Besides arguing that the wasps do not come into the chronology of the theory of evolution, he presents many interesting perspectives about these insects. This engrossing work is filled with information and knowledge. more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2012; US$ 205.00
This comprehensive book provides up-to-date information on developments in the field of biopolymers. Each chapter details methods and techniques of synthesis and characterisation, degradation of materials and industrial applications as well as current trends and future challenges. It will be useful for students and researchers working in biotech and... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 39.00
Current Frontiers on Recent Developments in Plant Science is an edited, peer-reviewed volume comprised of a collection of individual chapters from leading research groups across different continents. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 205.95
A comprehensive and mechanistic perspective on fruit ripening, emphasizing commonalities and differences between fruit groups and ripening processes. Fruits are an essential part of the human diet and contain important phytochemicals that provide protection against heart disease and cancers. Fruit ripening is of importance for human health and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 154.95
A cutting-edge look at the application of micro and nanotechnologies in regenerative medicine The area at the interface of micro/nanotechnology and stem cells/tissue engineering has seen an explosion of activity in recent years. This book provides a much-needed overview of these exciting developments, covering all aspects of micro and nanotechnologies,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Stephen Heywood was twenty-nine years old when he learned that he was dying of ALS -- Lou Gehrig's disease. Almost overnight his older brother, Jamie, turned himself into a genetic engineer in a quixotic race to cure the incurable. His Brother's Keeper is a powerful account of their story, as they travel together to the edge of medicine. The book... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
The birth of Dolly -- the world's first clone -- placed in our hands the secret of creation. Few discoveries have so altered our notion of what it means to be human, or presented such a Gordian knot of ethical, spiritual, and scientific questions. Noted science journalist Gina Kolata broke the news nationally in The New York Times and was the first... more...