Bioethics deals with ethical issues connected with living beings in relation to their environment. This book covers the history and principles of bioethics and discusses issues concerning reproduction, birth, life, death, health, biomedical innovations, genetic engineering, biosafety, experimentation, biodiversity, intellectual property rights and environment in a simple and comprehensive manner. Topics such as Abortion, Euthanasia, Organ Transplant, Stem Cells, Gene Therapy, Cloning, Transgenics, Containment, Clinical Trials, Farmers Rights, Bioremediation and Environmental Protection are elucidated in greater detail. Special emphasis is laid on the values that should govern our actions based on proper ethical considerations. This book is a must for all biology, biotechnology, engineering, medical and law students.
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