Jurassic Park - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Introduction: “The InGen Incident”

The introduction to the book explains the culture of biotechnology. The author claims scientists once did research in the open and cared little for financial gain – choosing instead to promote a greater cause through their work. Biotechnology changed all of that. Motivated by money, scientists increasingly began working in the private sector and doing research in secret, as thousands of biotechnology firms sprouted up across the world. This secrecy, paired with lack of worldwide regulation, is what led to the InGen incident (to be described in the following pages of the book) being covered up and not punishable by legal entities.

Prologue: The Bite of the Raptor

Dr. Roberta “Bobbie” Carter is bemoaning the three weeks of rain she has experienced on Bahia Anasco, Costa Rica, since arriving from Chicago. She happily accepted a three-week assignment to the tropical area, hoping for some sun...

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