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The Resource Biological wealth & other essays, K.R. Dronamraju ; [foreword by M.S. Swaminathan], (electronic resource)

Biological wealth & other essays, K.R. Dronamraju ; [foreword by M.S. Swaminathan], (electronic resource)

Label
Biological wealth & other essays
Title
Biological wealth & other essays
Statement of responsibility
K.R. Dronamraju ; [foreword by M.S. Swaminathan]
Title variation
Biological wealth and other essays
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
TEF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dronamraju, Krishna R
Dewey number
333.95
LC call number
QH541.15.B56
LC item number
D76 2002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Biodiversity
Label
Biological wealth & other essays, K.R. Dronamraju ; [foreword by M.S. Swaminathan], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Biological Wealth and Intellectual Property Issues 1 -- Rights Over Biological Wealth 3 -- Biodiversity and Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) 11 -- Patenting in Biotechnology 13 -- Patenting in Agriculture and Medicine 15 -- Should We Take an Interest in Intellectual Property Rights? 18 -- Drug Development and Intellectual Property 21 -- Global Issues in Biotechnology 25 -- Global Economy and Genomics 27 -- Risks Resulting from the Application of -- Agricultural Biotechnology: What is the True Situation? 30 -- Persistence of GMOs in the Environment 34 -- GMOs: Safety Measures 38 -- E.U.-U.S. Biotechnology Recommendations 42 -- GMOs and Politics 47 -- Culture and Biodiversity 53 -- Culture and Biodiversity 55 -- The Peasant View of the Forest and Its Impact on Biodiversity 59 -- Sacred Groves and Biodiversity 63 -- Issues in DNA Technology 67 -- Who Owns the DNA? 69 -- DNA Research, Gene Therapy and Cloning 74 -- DNA Technology in Forensic Medicine 76 -- Public Perception of Genetic Engineering 83 -- The "Terminator" Gene 89 -- Terminator Technology: A Re-Evaluation 92 -- Ethics 95 -- Ethics and Genetic Engineering 97 -- The Third Culture, Ethics, the Missing Piece in the Puzzle 105 -- Haldane's Dilemma and Its Relevance Today 108 -- Cloning Again! 114 -- Stem Cell Research: Which Way to Go? 116 -- Race and Human Dignity 118 -- Developing Countries 121 -- The Politics of Biotechnology 123 -- The Economics of Biodiversity 126 -- The Role of Science in Developing Countries 146 -- Indian Tradition in Science 149 -- The State of Science in India 152 -- WSJ Critique of Sen's Views Seen as Wrong-Headed 154 -- Infrastructure Versus Technological Development 157 -- Miscellaneous 159 -- Controversial Sterilization of Women from the -- Developing World 161 -- My Tryst with Chandra 163 -- Understanding Violence 166 -- The Hunger Project 169 -- Further Progress Made for the Hunger Project 172 -- Recipients of the National Medal of Science and -- Technology Announced 175 -- International Genetics Congress in China 177 -- Why Should We Be Interested in the Census? 180
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000290041
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 186 p.
Isbn
9789810248246
Lccn
2002283275
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000290041
Label
Biological wealth & other essays, K.R. Dronamraju ; [foreword by M.S. Swaminathan], (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Biological Wealth and Intellectual Property Issues 1 -- Rights Over Biological Wealth 3 -- Biodiversity and Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) 11 -- Patenting in Biotechnology 13 -- Patenting in Agriculture and Medicine 15 -- Should We Take an Interest in Intellectual Property Rights? 18 -- Drug Development and Intellectual Property 21 -- Global Issues in Biotechnology 25 -- Global Economy and Genomics 27 -- Risks Resulting from the Application of -- Agricultural Biotechnology: What is the True Situation? 30 -- Persistence of GMOs in the Environment 34 -- GMOs: Safety Measures 38 -- E.U.-U.S. Biotechnology Recommendations 42 -- GMOs and Politics 47 -- Culture and Biodiversity 53 -- Culture and Biodiversity 55 -- The Peasant View of the Forest and Its Impact on Biodiversity 59 -- Sacred Groves and Biodiversity 63 -- Issues in DNA Technology 67 -- Who Owns the DNA? 69 -- DNA Research, Gene Therapy and Cloning 74 -- DNA Technology in Forensic Medicine 76 -- Public Perception of Genetic Engineering 83 -- The "Terminator" Gene 89 -- Terminator Technology: A Re-Evaluation 92 -- Ethics 95 -- Ethics and Genetic Engineering 97 -- The Third Culture, Ethics, the Missing Piece in the Puzzle 105 -- Haldane's Dilemma and Its Relevance Today 108 -- Cloning Again! 114 -- Stem Cell Research: Which Way to Go? 116 -- Race and Human Dignity 118 -- Developing Countries 121 -- The Politics of Biotechnology 123 -- The Economics of Biodiversity 126 -- The Role of Science in Developing Countries 146 -- Indian Tradition in Science 149 -- The State of Science in India 152 -- WSJ Critique of Sen's Views Seen as Wrong-Headed 154 -- Infrastructure Versus Technological Development 157 -- Miscellaneous 159 -- Controversial Sterilization of Women from the -- Developing World 161 -- My Tryst with Chandra 163 -- Understanding Violence 166 -- The Hunger Project 169 -- Further Progress Made for the Hunger Project 172 -- Recipients of the National Medal of Science and -- Technology Announced 175 -- International Genetics Congress in China 177 -- Why Should We Be Interested in the Census? 180
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000290041
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 186 p.
Isbn
9789810248246
Lccn
2002283275
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000290041

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