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Science, Seeds and Cyborgs

Biotechnology and the Appropriation of Life

by Finn Bowring

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Verso .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetic engineering,
  • Medical ethics,
  • The Environment,
  • Social aspects,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8624380M
    ISBN 101859846874
    ISBN 109781859846872

      Eugene Lim’s Dear Cyborgs is a novel of ideas, small, elegant ideas about art and protest, and one of the most striking literary works to emerge .


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Download Science Seeds And Cyborgs books, Exploring the wide reach of modern biotechnology, from the genetic modification of plants and animals to medical genetics, assisted reproduction and human cloning, it suggests that we are losing sight of the human being in favour of adapting that being to an inhuman world."--BOOK JACKET.

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About this book. Introduction. This Third Edition of Principles of Seed Science and Technology. like the first two editions. is written for the advanced undergraduate student or lay person who desires an introduction to the science and technology ofseeds.

The first eight chapters presentthe seed as abiologicalsystemand coverits origin. In a new book, "Novacene," British scientist James Lovelock foresees an Earth dominated not by humans but by smart, self-teaching entities he calls cyborgs. G.L. Downey, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 5 Retheorizing the Boundary between Science/Technology and People.

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Organized into six chapters, this book begins with a discussion on the importance and characteristics of seeds. Author(s): Bowring,Finn, Title(s): Science, seeds, and cyborgs: biotechnology and the appropriation of life/ Finn Bowring.

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I’ve long agreed that Genetically Engineered crops (GEs) are safe and can lead to lifesaving advances, and I thought “Cool, a book that isn’t a scientific paper that can be easily shared.”.

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