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144 Pages | 37 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198803492

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Synthetic Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Jamie A. Davies

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the exciting new and rapidly growing field of synthetic biology
  • Discusses some of its applications, such as tackling pollution and developing new drugs
  • Explores the possibility of creating new life from non-living starting materials
  • Considers the risks and core ethical implications of synthetic biology
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide