Genetically Modified Athletes : Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping And Sport

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A. M. (n.d.). Genetically Modified Athletes; Biomedical ethics, gene doping and sport. Retrieved from http://samples.sainsburysebooks.co.uk/9781134425990_sample_535540.pdf

This source is a primary source (book) written by a scientist named Andy Miah. This book focused on the bioethics of this current issue and went into details about the applications for the genetically modified athlete. This source is important because it gives the bioethics stance on this issue. it also goes into details about the applications for the genetically modified athletes, all the treatments they have to go through and what really happens in the background of their genes. This source is going to be used to explain how genetic engineering both affects the sport and the athlete. This source is going to explain all the requirements that go into becoming genetically modified for sports.

Avise, J. C. (2004). The hope, hype & reality of genetic engineering: Remarkable stories from agriculture, industry, medicine, and the environment. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

This source is a primary source (book) written by J.C. Avise. This book is about humankind’s recent attempts, using recombinant DNA technology to modify the genetic makeup of living organisms. This book also describes how scientists have learned to isolate and transfer DNA from one species to another. Also explains the ethical background behind genetic engineering in athletes. This source is important because it connects the ethical…

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