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Medical Biotechnology: Achievements, Prospects and Perceptions

Release Date: August, 2005
ISBN 13: 9789280811148
Sales Number: 05.III.A.8
168 page(s), 6x9
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: United Nations University

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For many people, biotechnology means genetically modified organisms, alien species, toxic weapons, or hormone-treated beef. Yet it is also a tool to control plant and animal pests, preserve species, utilize genetic resources for health and nutrition, and protect the environment. Society's ability to manage, share and regulate advanced biotechnology offers many opportunities and raises many challenges and risks. This book explores the issues of advanced biotechnology and examines the progress made in recent years.

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