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Biotechnology in the 21st Century

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Catalogue Number:  393577
ISBN Number:  978-1-60825-071-4
Producer:  Films Media Group
Subject:  Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2009


DVD Price:  $409.80
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Biotechnology is revolutionizing life in the 21st century, but with every breakthrough comes controversy. Do the benefits of stem cell technology, gene-splicing, and other advances outweigh the risks? Using interviews with experts, footage of scientists at work, 3-D animations, and on-screen text, this balanced four-part series introduces viewers to a field of science—and the pressing issues associated with it—that is rapidly changing the world.

A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production. 4-part series, 20-25 minutes each.


 



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