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Positioning Synthetic Biology to Meet the Challeng... - a book by Science, Technology, and Law Committee

Positioning Synthetic Biology to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century

Summary Report of a Six Academies Symposium Series

Positioning Synthetic Biology to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century( )
Author: Science, Technology, and Law Committee,
Policy and Global Affairs Staff,
Board on Life Sciences Staff,
Division on Earth and Life Studies Staff,
National Academy of Engineering Staff,
National Research Council Committee,
Editor: Joyce, Stephanie
Kendall, Steven
Mazza, Anne-Marie
ISBN:978-0-309-22583-0
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

Synthetic biology -- unlike any research discipline that precedes it -- has the potential to bypass the less predictable process of evolution to usher in a new and dynamic way of working with living systems. Ultimately, synthetic biologists hope to design and build engineered biological systems with capabilities that do not exist in natural systems -- capabilities that may ultimately be used for applications in manufacturing, food production, and global health. Importantly,...
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Pages:80
Detailed Subjects: Science / Biotechnology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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