The Evolution of Biotechnology: From Natufians to Nanotechnology by Martina Newell-McGloughlinThe Evolution of Biotechnology: From Natufians to Nanotechnology by Martina Newell-McGloughlin

The Evolution of Biotechnology: From Natufians to Nanotechnology

byMartina Newell-McGloughlin, Edward Re

Paperback | November 6, 2010

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This book traces the evolution of biotechnology from prehistoric organismal manipulation by our first settled ancestors through to speculation about future directions for the technology as it increasingly intersects with other high technologies such as IT and Nanotech. The trajectory is demonstrated by various events throughout history that have intersected or built on one another to lead to the forward progression of a technology.
Martina Newell-McGloughlin, (Adj. Professor Department of Plant Pathology), directs the UC Systemwide Biotechnology Research and Education Program (UCBREP), which covers all ten campuses and the three national Laboratories, Lawrence Livermore, Lawrence Berkeley and Los Alamos. She is co-director of an NIH Training Grant in Biomolecular...
Title:The Evolution of Biotechnology: From Natufians to NanotechnologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0 inPublished:November 6, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048172969

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Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. I. Pre History. 1. Early History: Cultivation and Civilization. II. Early Technology. 2. Early Technology: Evolution of the Tools. III. Early History of Biotechnology. 3. The Dawning of the Age of Biotechnology 1970-1990. 4. The Flowering of the Age of Biotechnology 1990-2000. 5. To Infinity and Beyond 2000-8. Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Biotechnology. Chronology of Biotechnology. Index.