Title: Perceptions of risk relating to biotechnology in Australia

Authors: Craig Cormick

Addresses: GPO Box 9839, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia

Abstract: Historical comparisons to the introduction of new technologies are useful, but not always directly comparable to the introduction of biotechnology because of the complexity of different applications and the public|s perceptions of risk with regard to biotechnology.

Keywords: public attitudes; biotechnology; genetically modified food; cloning; genetic testing; ethics; regulation; benefits; risks.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBT.2003.003604

International Journal of Biotechnology, 2003 Vol.5 No.2, pp.95 - 104

Available online: 24 Sep 2003 *

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