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United Nations International School, Hanoi
"Biotechnology is the use of any technique involving living organisms to manufacture or change products, to improve the desired characteristics of a plant or animal, or to alter microorganisms for a purpose."
Hoyle, Brian. "Biotechnology." The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, edited by K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, 5th ed., Gale, 2014. Student Resources In Context, link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/CV2644030292/SUIC?u=prin80722&sid=SUIC&xid=624de029. Accessed 15 Jan. 2019.
Some Books at UNIS -- Print and Online
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2007
Genetic Modification by
Call Number: 572.8 GRA
Publication Date: 2013
Questions the moral and ethical aspects of genetic modification and examines the pros and cons of each argument.
A Closer Look at Genes and Genetic Engineering by
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2011
Provides an overview of the history of genetics, offers an explanation of how genes work as well as what can happen when genetic defects occur, and explores technologies that harness the power of genetic engineering.
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Encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources; can also be found through the Destiny Catalogue, where they appear as ebooks.
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