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August 4, 2006

Biotechnology Unzipped: A basic book for students / lay persons.

The National Academy Press has released the 2nd edition of Biotechnology Unzipped: Promises and Realities. Written for the undergrad student or lay person. Science popularizer Eric Grace helps readers understand what biotechnology is and what implications it holds for all of us.
Full text is available online.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 How Biotechnology Came About
Chapter 2 Tools in the Genetic Engineering Workshop
Chapter 3 Biotechnology and the Body
Chapter 4 Biotechnology on the Farm
Chapter 5 Biotechnology and the Environment
Chapter 6 Biotechnology in Seas and Trees
Chapter 7 Ethical Issues
Glossary
Further Reading
Internet Resources
Index

Posted by Katie Newman at August 4, 2006 4:20 PM