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Genetic Engineering - No'l Merino (Editor)
Call Number: QH442 .G4535 2013
ISBN: 9780737764246
Publication Date: 2013-06-11
(Opposing viewpoints series)

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Babies by Design : the ethics of genetic choice - Ronald M. Green
Call Number: RB155 .G74 2007
ISBN: 9780300125467
Publication Date: 2007-11-28

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Genetically Modified Food - Greenhaven Press Staff (Editor); Tamara Thompson
Call Number: TP248.65 .F66 G45746 2015
ISBN: 9780737771695
Publication Date: 2014-11-19
At issue series

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Clashing Views on Moral Issues - Stephen Satris; Anne Smith; Owen Smith
Call Number: BJ1012 .T24 2014
ISBN: 9780078139512
Publication Date: 2014-02-26
Chapter on Genetically modified foods

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Eat Your Genes : : how genetically modified food is entering our diet - Stephen Nottingham
Call Number: TP248.65 .F66 N67 2003
ISBN: 1842773461
Publication Date: 2003-09-06

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Cloning : (Opposing viewpoints series) - Jacqueline Langwith
Call Number: QH442.2 .C56475 2012
ISBN: 9780737757132
Publication Date: 2012-05-11

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Human Genetics : (Opposing viewpoints series) - Louise I. Gerdes
Call Number: QH447 .H834 2014
ISBN: 9780737769531
Publication Date: 2014-06-20

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Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Moral Issues, Expanded - Owen Smith; Anne Smith
Call Number: BJ 1012 .T24 2016
ISBN: 9781259345784
Publication Date: 2015-03-27
Unit 2.4 Should human cloning be banned?


Reference Books

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Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering - Lisa Yount
Call Number: REF. TP248.23 .Y684 2004
ISBN: 0816050597
Publication Date: 2004-07-01


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Seeds, Science, and Struggle : [electronic resource] : the global politics of transgenic crops - Abby J. Kinchy
Call Number: ONLINE
ISBN: 9780262305570
Publication Date: 2012-07-20
Series: (Food, health, and the environment). Examines h genetically engineered crops, --politics of biosafety monitoring -- Patents on out-of-place genes.

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Watson and DNA : [electronic resource] : Making a Scientific Revolution - Victor K. McElheny
Call Number: ONLINE
ISBN: 9780786730148
Publication Date: 2009-03-25
Highlights of Watson's career, exploring DNA, to current genome projects, including gene therapy and genetic disease mapping.

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Genetic Engineering : Manipulating the mechanisms of life - Russ Hodge
Call Number: ONLINE
ISBN: 9781438117416
Publication Date: 2009-01-01

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