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A Field Guide to Little Known Genetically Engineered Organisms: Including Revisionary Interpretations About their Impact on World History

Field / Identification Guide
A humourous look at genetic engineering

By: JC Avise

107 pages, Illus

Pensoft Publishers

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #167637 | ISBN-13: 9781891696220
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

A behind the scenes journey into the little-known world of genetic engineering. Field marks, behaviors, and geographic ranges are provided for 35 of the world's most top-secret genetically engineered species. Also described are the historical sagas and personal dramas behind each creature's artificial manufacture. From migratory chickens to fire-retardant trees, square tomatos, and oil drinking bacteria, the creatures described in this field guide give new meaning to the old adage that 'fiction is stranger than truth'.


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