Greenhaven's Contemporary Issues Companion series provides readers with a wealth of information on topics of current interest. Each anthology examines an important social issue in a variety of ways, from personal accounts and case studies to pertinent factual and statistical articles to commentaries and overviews. A perfect resource for both students and the general reader, this compelling and engaging series is sure to be a valued source of current, readable information.
"Discusses the controversy surrounding genetic engineering. Genomics has proved that the more science learns about this subject, the more complicated the expression of genes proves to be. In three chapters, genetic engineering in agriculture and industry, medicine, and the genetic enhancement of human abilities is explored. Essays use graphs, statistics, research and clinical trials to discuss genetic engineering and its impact on society and the need for regulation. Includes Organizations to Contact and Index."
--PSLA, May 2007
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