Genes, Technology and Policy
by Jose Maria A. Ochave
Publisher: UNDP-APDIP 2003
Number of pages: 52
This primer discusses the science and policy issues surrounding the use of modern biotechnology. It provides a snapshot of its benefits as well as concerns regarding its potential negative impact on the environment and on the human health.
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