Life Sciences in Transition

Life Sciences in Transition

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These essays grew out of an effort at the EMBL to promote a new form of science communication on the social, ethical, and political issues that surround rapid change in the life sciences. Published in the Journal of Molecular Biology, these eighteen essays address the main topics of the future of the biosciences, biosciences and basic values, genomics and the globalization of biology, science miscommunication, and reproductive technologies. Hot topics such as cloning, genomics, reproductive technologies, heatlh care costs are addressed. Key Features * Significant to those in the life sciences and social sciences * Features an Introduction by HalldA³r StefAinsson * Published in conjunction with the prestigious European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)that insight constituted not the end but only rather the beginning of the problem of science, ethics and modernity. aquot;The only question that ... compelling one, even if his answers seem dated. 1917-1989 ... However, four years later in the booka#39;s second edition, Snow replaced physics with molecular biology. He was prescient.

Title:Life Sciences in Transition
Author:Halldor Stefansson
Publisher:Elsevier - 2002


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