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Human-animal hybrid patent rejected

...use of human and animal cells and was rejected by the U.S. Patent office because it "embraces human beings." Jeremy Rifkin, co-applicant for the patent and a well-known biotechnology activist, said the PTO failed to define how many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/19/tec_264012.shtml
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Experts say wide use of fuel cell technology is decades away

...skeptics suggest it could end in bust. "This is the early stages of a profound revolution taking place," said Jeremy Rifkin, author of "The Hydrogen Economy." But even the Coleman engineer who developed the company's $6,000 AirGen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/03/tec_374492.shtml
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Area burglaries rise

...Reid said. The professor said that research suggests that crime increase in times of "structural unemployment." Jeremy Rifkin, who has written several books on the impact of technological advances on society, argues that crime is deeply rooted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/17/met_348857.shtml
Metro
Urges support for proposed federal ban on human cloning

...of perfection? Meanwhile, we will continue to lean toward the alternation of human characteristics. According to Jeremy Rifkin, of the Foundation of Economic Trends, cloning would permit us to apply engineering to procreation. Children would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/21/let_340129.shtml
Letters
Biotech crop inventors turn to more exotic manipulation

...food is here to stay. "We didn't expect that they would move as fast as they did," said anti-biotech author Jeremy Rifkin, one of the first prominent Monsanto critics. Rifkin and others, including many European consumers, loathe genetically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/05/bus_380319.shtml
Business
U.S. biotech industry pushes hard on international stage

...complaint, filed in May, will only unify and mobilize Europeans in opposition. "It's going to backfire," said Jeremy Rifkin, a prominent anti-biotechnology author. "The United States made a tragic error in going to the WTO to push for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/21/bus_379052.shtml
Business
Role of fossil fuels, nuclear power complicate talks on hydrogen's future

...research effort, following the U.S. lead, might give short shift to research into renewable energy sources, says Jeremy Rifkin, an adviser to EU leaders on the hydrogren issues. He has characterized the administration's hydrogen initiative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/17/bus_378675.shtml
Business
Role of fossil fuels, nuclear power complicate talks on hydrogen's future

...research effort, following the U.S. lead, might give short shift to research into renewable energy sources, says Jeremy Rifkin, an adviser to EU leaders on the hydrogren issues. He has characterized the administration's hydrogen initiative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/17/bus_378676.shtml
Business
Dangers of genetic engineering debated

...negotiate what is being called the Biosafety Protocol. "We're experiencing a big shift into a biotech century," said Jeremy Rifkin, who is president of the Washington-based Foundation on Economic Trends and wants a moratorium on the commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/20/tec_253987.shtml
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