Genetic engineering (Debating The Issues (Cavendish)) (#0771BM7)

by Rice, Elizabeth
Paperback Cavendish Square, 2014
Price: USD 16.19
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Dewey: 576.5; Int Lvl: YA


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From the agora of ancient Athens to modern times, public dabate has always played an important role in democratic societies. Debate promotes an understanding of alternate points of view, encourges discussion, and informs the public by addressing important questions that have a strong effect on people's lives. Each title in Debating the Issues presents the pro-and-con arguments on some of today's contentious topics.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 61-62) and index.;Genetic engineering -- One side: the great hope -- The other side: the great danger -- You decide. "Examines the two sides of the debate related to genetic engineering and each of their benefits and dangers, including the implications in medicine, cloning, the environment, agriculture, and more"--Provided by publisher.

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We have entered a new era where scientists now have genetic tools to alter living organisms. Genetic engineering techniques have potential to solve medical problems, increase crop yields, and clean up environmental disasters. However, just because scientists can do something does not mean that they should. The new genetic capabilities have leaped ahead of our legal and ethical decision making, leaving many difficult questions. Explore the issues of genetic engineering and decided for yourself. Book jacket.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Cavendish Square
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2014
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Debating the issues
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Dewey: 576.5
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-62712-414-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-62712-414-0
  • Follett Number: 0771BM7
  • Interest Level: YA

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