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Since there were no laws limiting genetic engineering, Rifkin regularly sued to stop it using any existing laws that might apply.
Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  the technique of removing, modifying, or adding genes to a DNA molecule in order to change characteristics of an organism
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  • Since there were no laws limiting genetic engineering, Rifkin regularly sued to stop it using any existing laws that might apply.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The late twentieth century has witnessed a scientific gold rush of astonishing proportions: the headlong and furious haste to commercialize genetic engineering.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Just last week the Harvard School of Divinity had marched on the Biology Building, protesting the genetic engineering taking place in the graduate program.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Like the rest of the flock, I’m much stronger than even a grown man—genetic engineering at work.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment

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  • Like, genetic engineering or systematic cruelty to animals or political incorrectness?
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • In the next fifteen minutes, we had equally fascinating discussions about genetic engineering, global warming, the possibility of books being completely obsolete in a few years because of computers, and the arrival at the local zoo of a new family of exotic, nearly extinct Australian birds.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • We learned that early this century when genetic engineering nearly slipped out of control.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • In the United States, there was relatively little consumer backlash against genetic engineering.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Georgine held up the Polaroid again, as if Joe should be able to grasp at once how the photo of a gravestone and genetic engineering were related.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • And all of the scientists and leaders are GPs—genetically pure, descendants of people who resisted the genetic engineering movement in the first place.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant

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  • Monoclonal antibody research, gene probes, combinatorial chemistry, genetic engineering-we’ve scoured every corner of Earth for the right breakthrough.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Ironically, her own genetic engineering, designed to keep the vaccine viable for long periods without contacting any host or moisture, had allowed the inert vaccine to mutate in such adverse conditions.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • She was convinced she needed a professional journalist, not another earnest organic gardener, to do that, and she wanted to take on more challenging and important stories about the environment, genetic engineering, factory farming, and the burgeoning organic movement.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • Their new company, Genentech, quickly became the largest and most successful of the genetic engineering start-ups.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • But any genetic engineering lab is likely to have one, if it can afford the half-million-dollar price tag.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • But InGen was obviously setting up one of the most powerful genetic engineering facilities in the world in an obscure Central American country.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • In the 1980s, a few genetic engineering companies began to ask, "What is the biological equivalent of a Sony Walkman?"
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Countries that perceived genetic engineering to be like any other high-tech development, and thus welcomed it to their lands, unaware of the dangers posed.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Because this enzyme was a marker for genetic engineering, and not found in wild animals, technicians assumed it was a lab contaminant and did not report it when they called Dr, Cruz, the referring physician in Puntarenas.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • And, you remember, our original intent was to use the newly emerging technology of genetic engineering to make money.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "Whatever we’ve done in genetic engineering, in vitro, with social programs, we still can’t control basic human failings: violence, lust, envy."
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • The Vatican called CERN from time to time as a "courtesy" before issuing scathing statements condemning CERN’s research-most recently for CERN’s breakthroughs in nanotechnology, a field the church denounced because of its implications for genetic engineering.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Babies were born blind, deaf, deformed before genetic engineering and the research it made possible to repair in vitro.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • She waited while he completed his impassioned speech on the moral decline of the country, the insidious corruption that stemmed from promiscuity, conception control, genetic engineering.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • It looks like a copy of a contract, but it’s handwritten in ink: I, Amanda Marie Ritter, of Peoria, Illinois, give my consent to the following procedures: The "genetic healing" procedure, as defined by the Bureau of Genetic Welfare: "a genetic engineering procedure designed to correct the genes specified as ’damaged’ on page three of this form."
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • "Yet, you’ll remember," he said, "the original genetic engineering companies, like Genentech and Cetus, were all started to make pharmaceuticals.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
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Associated words [difficulty]:   genetic engineering [6] , genetic code [7] , gene therapy [8] , genetic code [7] , genome [7] , gene pool [8] , gene therapy [8]
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