TITLE

In Defense of DNA

AUTHOR(S)
Watson, J.D.
PUB. DATE
June 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;6/25/77, Vol. 176 Issue 26, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the role of the study of the DNA molecule in the future of mankind. Information on recombinant DNA; Objectives of DNA research; Findings on the DNA-containing viruses; Projected uses associated with the advent of recumbent DNA as a technology with speculations associated with the same; Perils associated with the leak of recumbent DNA technology outside the scientific fraternity.
ACCESSION #
9598563

 

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