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Engineer In The Garden
 

Engineer In The Garden (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

By Tudge, Colin

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This study details the various results that can be achieved from tampering with genetic material from ensuring the birth of a male rather than a female child, creating a cow with a vast milk yield, or creating mice that are programmed to die of cancer. The author indicates that a...lready farmers release genetically re-shaped plants into the fields to produce nicer-looking apples, and that whole species of animals can be saved from extinction by genetic techniques. However, the book questions whether the geneticists actually know what they are doing, or are they just following their noses, as did our ancestors, when they developed fire and the axe and destroyed the forests. The Engineer in the Garden has been shortlisted for the Rhone-Poulenc Science Book prize.
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ISBN 9780712661683
Released NZ 24 Mar 1995
Publisher Vintage
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition
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ISBN-13 9780712661683
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Pimlico
Released 24 Mar 1995
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Tudge, Colin
Category Genetics (Non-Medical)
Genetic Engineering
Number of Pages 398
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code 575.1
Weight 538g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Other Specific Technologies
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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