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Synthetic Biology and Morality

Synthetic Biology and Morality

Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature

Synthetic Biology and Morality( )
Editor: Kaebnick, Gregory E.
Murray, Thomas H.
Series title:Basic Bioethics Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

Synthetic biology, which aims to design and build organisms that serve human needs, has potential applications that range from producing biofuels to programming human behavior. The emergence of this new form of biotechnology, however, raises a variety of ethical questions -- first and foremost, whether synthetic biology is intrinsically troubling in moral terms. Is it an egregious example of scientists "playing God"? Synthetic Biology and Morality takes on this threshold...
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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Ethics
Science / Biotechnology
Philosophy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.375 Inches
Book Weight:0.67 Pounds

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