TEC154 2010S The Evolution of Technology

Biotechnology

Pollan, Michael (1998, October 28). Playing God in the Garden The New York Times. Available online at .

Service, Robert F. (2007, 25 May). A Growing Threat Down on the Farm. Science, Vol. 316, pp. 1114-1117.

Sinha, Gunjan (2007, 12 January). GM Technology Develops in the Developing World. Science, Vol. 315, pp. 182-182.

Snell, Marilyn Berlin (2001, July/August). Against the Grain. Sierra, July/August 2001, pp. 30-33. Available online at http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/200107/profile.asp.

Stipp, David (2000). The Voice of Reason in the Global Food Fight. Fortune 141 (4), pp. 164-172. Available online at http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2000/02/21/273846/index.htm.


General Questions

Questions on Pollan

This paper was written ten years ago. What's the current state of resistance to Bt?

It seems like a complex issue. The best paper I found about it is at http://www.potatobeetle.org/AJPR_Review.html.

Questions on Service

Questions on Sinha

Questions on Snell

Questions on Stipp

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