New Developments in Biotechnology: Public Perceptions of Biotechnology

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This background paper is the second in a series of OTA studies being carried out under an assessment of “New Developments in Biotechnology. ” Volume one in the series examined commercialization and ownership of human tissues and cells, and forthcoming reports will include evaluations of: U.S. investment in biotechnology; genetically engineered organisms in the environment; tests for human genetic disorders; and the impact of intellectual property law on biotechnology. The assessment was requested by the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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113 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. May 1987.

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This background paper is the second in a series of OTA studies being carried out under an assessment of “New Developments in Biotechnology. ” Volume one in the series examined commercialization and ownership of human tissues and cells, and forthcoming reports will include evaluations of: U.S. investment in biotechnology; genetically engineered organisms in the environment; tests for human genetic disorders; and the impact of intellectual property law on biotechnology. The assessment was requested by the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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113 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. New Developments in Biotechnology: Public Perceptions of Biotechnology, report, May 1987; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39888/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.