This article looks at biotechnology as an emerging technology and whether the optimism generated about it is justified. It discusses whether biotechnology is capable of changing the technological paradigm, and looks at future hopes for the industry in areas such as protein engineering. © 1986.
Thompson, S. (1986). Biotechnology-Shape of things to come or false promise? Futures, 18(4), 514–525. https://doi.org/10.1016/0016-3287(86)90076-5