|aEngineering genesis :|bthe ethics of genetic engineering in non-human species /|cWorking Group of the Society, Religion and Technology Project, Church of Scotland ; edited by Donald and Ann Bruce.
|axiv, 337 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -323) and index.
|aExplaining genetic engineering and its uses -- Case studies. Lighting up the soil: genetically modified soil bacteria / David Atkinson ; To boldly grow where no crop has grown before: genetically modifying plants for harsh environments / Michael Wilson ; A thousand and one uses for oilseed rape: novel oils from genetically modified oilseed / David Atkinson ; Vaccination made easy: proteins from plants, using genetically modified plant viruses / Michael Wilson ; The sting in the cabbage: genetically modified insect viruses as pesticides / Joyce Tait ; Genetically modified tomatoes: seeking firmer tomatoes with better flavour / Michael Wilson ; Bovine somatotrophin (BST): boosting milk yields with hormones produced in genetically modified bacteria / Peter Wilson ; Pharmceuticals from milk: producing pharmaceuticals in sheep milk / Ian Wilmut ; Xenotransplantation: organ transplants from genetically modified pigs / Ian Wilmut ; Modelling human diseases: genetically modified mice as models of human diseases / Donald Bruce ; Dolly mixture: cloning by nuclear transfer to improve genetic engineering in animals / Ian Wilmut and Donald Bruce -- Ethics under the microscope -- Genetic engineering and animal welfare -- Animal ethics and human benefit -- Transgenic food -- Letting out the genie: environmental risk and regulation -- Patenting life -- Genetic engineering and developing countries -- The social context of genetic engineering -- Final reflections.
|aAnimal genetic engineering|xMoral and ethical aspects.
|aSociety, Religion and Technology Project.|bWorking Group.