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Plants That Practice Genetic Engineering

In the debate over genetically modified crops, one oft-said word is “unnatural.” People typically use it when describing how scientists move genes from one species into another. 686 more words


FDA Releases Final Guidance on Genetically Engineered Animals

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final guidance on its approach to regulating genetically engineered (GE) animals.

The guidance is aimed at industry; however, FDA believes it may also help the public gain a better understanding of this important and developing area. 724 more words

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A New Way to Combat Introduced Diseases: The Use of Synthetic Biology in Conservation - By Feyza Zaman

The current ecological atmosphere is arguably one of instability, over-exploitation, and a rapid and poorly understood change towards global homogeneity. The numerous anthropogenic pressures placed on the natural environment, potentially beginning with early humans millennia ago, have been ever increasing in volume and effect, with extinction rates now thought to be approximately 100-1000 times greater than what is considered normal background levels (Smith… 2,630 more words

Research Essay

The global population is expected to increase by almost 3 billion people by the year 2100.

Genetic adaptations and manipulations will result in better nutrition, superior health, and longevity for these generations of humans. 87 more words

Science And Humanities

Reading: Genetic Engineering

The two fiction books I read for genetic engineering were Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game as well as Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park. In Ender’s Game,  500 more words

Blog Response Week 2

This week I shall be covering the fictional book I was reading pertaining to my topic, as well as the questions about morality and possibly religion that is brought up near the end. 405 more words

Controversial Topic

Breakthrough in cloning adult stem cells may mean body parts can be grown for elderly patients, researchers say

Human cloning has been used to create stem cells from adults for the first time, in a breakthrough which could lead to tissue and organs being regrown. 507 more words