Biotechnology is a topic that remains consistently controversial. This book explores the many issues and innovations surrounding the field, and considers its uses in both animal and plant sciences (e.g. synthetic meat or genetically modified crops). It also provides an overview of biotechnology as a whole.
The information inside comes from a variety of sources, including newspapers, magazines, government reports and charity groups; providing different perspectives on challenging topics. At the end of the book is a selection of activities that will encourage interaction, literacy, critical thinking and independent research. Content is accessible and engaging, tailored primarily towards the 14 to 18 age group.