Science writer Eric Grace has cloned his slightly ahead-of-its-time Biotechnology Unzipped, shortlisted for the Canadian Science Writers Book of the Year Award in 1998, into a re-release within the Fitzhenry & Whiteside line-up called Learning Materials For Parents & Professionals, Biotechnology Unzipped: Promises and Realities. –[BCBW AUTUMN 2002]
Biotechnology Unzipped (Trifolium $18.95)
What the heck are we doing cloning sheep? Is there any link between scientific experimentation and the outbreak of virulent new diseases such as AIDS and the Ebola virus? Aberdeen-educated zoologist Eric S. Grace of Victoria has provided a historical layman's guide to the promises and realities of 'biotechnology' in Biotechnology Unzipped (Trifolium $18.95). He has written the text for picture book, The Nature of Monarch Butterlies (Greystone $32.50). Biotech 1-895579-45-7; Monarch 1-55054-570-1.