Modern Biology: A Terrifying Power


Title:
Modern Biology: A Terrifying Power
Description:
In this article for a popular audience, Luria discussed the implications of biological advances that could soon allow people to directly manipulate their own heredity. Here he examined the medical, bio-industrial, social, and military applications and implications of "expected developments" in modern biology, including gene manipulation, "genetic surgery," and human cloning.
Extent:
4 pages
Date Issued:
20 October 1969
Creator:
Luria, S. E. (Salvador Edward), 1912-1991
Source:
Periodical. Luria, Salvador E. "Modern Biology: A Terrifying Power." The Nation, (20 October 1969): 406-409. Article. 4 Images.. The Nation
Periodical:
The Nation
Right Type:
Permission Granted - No Conditions
Right Statement:
Reproduced with permission of The Nation.
Profiles in Science ID:
QLBBGC
NLM ID:
101584611X85
Genre:
Articles
Language:
English
Format:
Text