Practical Applications and Risks of Genetic Science

Practical Applications and Risks of Genetic Science

Streaming Video - 2006
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This program discusses the Human Genome Project, gene-related medical research, and beneficial and potentially dangerous applications of genetic technology both to humans and to plants. Efforts to fight disease through gene therapy and recombinant DNA technology are addressed, as well as research into genetically controlling cancer and organ transplant rejection. The risks of agricultural over-hybridization through genetic engineering and cloning are also explored, as well as the ethical and biological issues surrounding human cloning, alteration of the human genome, and gene warfare.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c1997


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