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Discusses method and uses of GM. Insertion of DNA into the plant chromosome to produce desired traits such as resistance to insects and herbicides. Reduction of farming costs. Improved nutritional value, longer shelf life. Reduction of world hunger. Examples of GM crops. Safety concerns such as contamination of natural crops and genetic diversity. Potential allergens.
Genetic modification of plants involves inserting segments of DNA into the chromosome to produce desired traits in the resulting... more
8 pages | 13 sources | 20 citations | APA citation style

Price: $44.00

Discusses issues involved. Pro and con arguments. Interest in the longevity of life. Interest of geneticists to duplicate a programmable human being. Cloning and Biblical allegory. Beneficial considerations to human cloning, including eradication of disease. Reasons against human cloning including manipulation of the human genome. Technical problems within the cloning process. Many long quotes.
While humanity finds more inhumane and destructive ways of annihilating itself, conversely it also seeks out ways to escape that annihilation through... more
11 pages | 8 sources | 8 citations | APA citation style

Price: $20.00

Discusses several dominantly inherited disorders. Huntington's Disease. Cavernous Angioma. Von Willebrand disease. How the defective genes are inherited. Genetic linkage analysis. Population and gender affected. Symptoms. Onset of disease. Mean age. Importance of genetic screening. Effect on pregnancy and the fetus. Major signs. Technical analysis of subject.
Offspring inherit one set of chromosomes from the mother and one from the father. Dominantly inherited genetic disorders are those in which only one... more
5 pages | 11 sources | 14 citations | APA citation style

Price: $28.00

Discusses the importance of GM crops to worldwide farming. Division among people regarding use of GM plants. Benefits vs. ecological disasters. Safety issue. Review of recent studies on use of GM plants in the farm setting. Goal of GM crops toreduce need for pesticides. Harm to beneficial organisms.
According to an article in Scientific America, genetically Modified (GM) crops are becoming an important part of worldwide... more
7 pages | 3 sources | 18 citations | APA citation style

Price: $16.00

Corporate view versus consumer view. Examines how the idea of genetically modified organisms has been presented to the public. FDA regulations on genetically modified foods. Examines opposing viewpoints through two articles, one in favor of GM foods, and one against. Agricultural considerations. Profit maximation motivation of GM. Public fear.
Genetically altered food has recently become an issue of some distress to the public. If a natural ear of corn is unable to compete with a... more
4 pages | 4 sources | 2 citations | APA citation style

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Developments in genetics and gene therapy. Their uses. To cure human diseases such as Huntington's Disease. To develop organs suitable for transplantation into humans. To provide larger, healthier food supply for animals. To produce drugs. To increase yields of plants and make them disease and pest resistant. Problems of genetic engineering.
Genetic engineering is used in humans to attempt to cure diseases; in animals to provide a larger and healthier food supply, to produce drugs, and to... more
7 pages | 8 sources | 14 citations | OTHER citation style

Price: $24.00

Issues and problems of testing fetuses. Contends genetic testing for potential maladies and disabilities is a potential threat to liberties. Genetic testing reveals only predisposition to a disease. Bioethic issues. Dangers of genetic manipulation. Human rights and societal issues.
Advances in medicine and biology offer great possibilities for future medical procedures and for entirely new procedures such as genetic splicing to... more
6 pages | 7 sources | 10 citations | MLA citation style

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Argues in favor of genetic alteration for the living (for brain disorders, AIDS & other diseases), but against it for the unborn. Discusses scientific experiments. Ethical implications. Implications of an altered species. Need for government control of biotechnology. Stresses the need to form policies on genetic engineering of human embryos.
Today, we collectively stand on the threshold of science fiction. Genetic engineering has emerged -- faster, simpler, and more accessible than anyone... more
8 pages | 7 sources | 15 citations | APA citation style

Price: $36.00

Background; role of science & Darwin's theories. Ethical issues & negative aspects of using genetics to produce "better people." Dangers of manipulating human genes. Nazi experiments. Human Genome Project.
The eugenics movement started at the end of the nineteenth century with the application of scientific methods to human behavior and... more
9 pages | 8 sources | 12 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $36.00

Examines some of the properties of these short sequences of repetative DNA & mapping the human genome.
The Human Genome Project, which aims to map out every gene human beings possess, will have effects... more
9 pages | 12 sources | 10 citations | APA citation style

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