Series 8: Biotechnology
ISBN : 81-88279-35-8
Year: 2006
PAPERBACK PAGES: VIII + 290
DEMI SIZE Rs. 295/-

EMERGING TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

CONTENTS

FORENSIC SCIENCE

  • Introduction
  • Forensic science laboratories
  • Set-up and working of various divisions
  • Illustrative cases
  • Forensic examination of biological fluids, stains and other materials
  • DNA fingerprints
  • Forensic psychiatry (insanity)
  • Law in relation to medical men
  • Forensic medicine and medical jurisprudence
  • Future prospects
  • Acknowledgements

ADVANCES IN STEM CELL RESEARCH

  • Introduction
  • Properties of stem cells
  • Classification of stem cells
  • Stem cell markers
  • Applications of stem cells
  • Limitations in the applications of stem cells
  • Future prospects and feasibility of stem cells
  • Ethical views
  • References

RECENT ADVANCES IN NANOTECHNOLOGY

  • Introduction
  • Applications of nanotechnology
  • Achievements of nanotechnology in biomedicine
  • Future aspects of nanotechnology in biomedicine
  • Nanotechnology and forensic science
  • Nanotechnology and water purification
  • Nanotechnology and solar energy
  • Nanotechnology and biosystem
  • Nanotechnology and agriculture
  • Nanotechnology and veterinary sciences
  • Nanotechnology as bioweapons and in warfare
  • Nanotechnology and nanotoxicity
  • Nanotechnology and ethical aspects
  • References