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October 01, 2011 (Vol. 31, No. 17)

Viewing Biotech as a Social Drama

Looking at the Birth and Development of the Industry from an Anthropological Perspective

  • On March 9, 1981, Time ran a cover story, “Shaping Life in the Lab,” about the investment frenzy over the high technology of genetic manipulation and its prospects for future growth. Stock offerings for one company jumped from $35 a share to $89 in minutes. Funds were being ...

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