Brian Tokar (Ed.), Redesigning Life? the Worldwide Challenge to Genetic Engineering
Setia, Adi, Islam & Science
Brian Tokar (ed.), Redesigning Life? The Worldwide Challenge to Genetic Engineering (London and New York: Zed Books, 2001), 440 pp, Pb, index, ISBN 1 85649 835 2
This book documents in one handy volume the global negative effects of the present-day overly-commercialized model of biotechnology/ genetic engineering (BT/GE) research on health, food security and indigenous economies. It even calls into question the scientific integrity of the overly optimistic claims of BT/GE to enhancing food production and overcoming diseases.
While not actually advocating a wholesale abandonment of the BT/GE program, the book does emphasize that it is high time for scientists in the public interest to take a …
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Publication information: Article title: Brian Tokar (Ed.), Redesigning Life? the Worldwide Challenge to Genetic Engineering. Contributors: Setia, Adi - Author. Journal title: Islam & Science. Volume: 3. Issue: 1 Publication date: Summer 2005. Page number: 91+. © 2009 Center for Islam & Science. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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