Biotechnology: Science, Engineering, and Ethical Challenges for the Twenty-First Century
Larry V. McIntire, Frederick B. Rudolph
National Academies Press, Mar 22, 1996 - Science - 296 pages
Biotechnology-the manipulation of the basic building blocks of life-is rapidly advancing in laboratories around the world. It has become routine to refer to DNA fingerprints and genetically engineered foods.
Biotechnology is here to stay, and this volume adds immeasurably to understanding its multiple aspects and far-reaching implications. This book will be of interest to scientists and industry leaders involved in biotechnology issues-and it will be welcomed by the concerned lay reader.
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THE FOUNDATION OF BIOTECH 1
Advances in Cell and Molecular Biology 15
Structural Biology as It Applies to Biotechnology 28
The Future of Biotechnology 43
BIOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS TODAY AND 61
Beyond Genetic Diseases 72
The Union of Biology and Engineering 88
An Engineering Per 100
National Science Foundations Perspective on University Industry Interaction 147
Conflict of Interest in Basic Biomedical Research José E Trías 152
ETHICS BEHAVIOR AND VALUES IN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY 173
Regulating and Investigating Scientific Research Barbara Mishkin 183
Ethical Decision Making in a Pluralistic Society Daniel E Koshland Jr 191 17 Ethical Issues Surrounding the New Technology as Applied to Health C...
Biotechnology Applications and Womens Health Issues Ruth Ellen Bulger 208
Comparison of U S European and Japanese Policies Affect ing Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Development 225
The Making of Environmental Policy Decisions 246
A Promising Technology Gene F Parkin 113
THE CHALLENGES OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER 129