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    discuss the effects of reproductive technology and all it entails. Genetic Modification: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Ethical Choices that are made Thesis: Genetic modification…

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    Society at a Cost In recent years, scientists developed genetic engineering in animals. Gene modification enhances animals by increasing fertility, and allows the possibility of cloning. However, cloning and designing animals leads to the application of genetic modification in humans. In Dinesh D’Souza’s essay, “Staying Human,” he reveals the positive and negative effects of genetic engineering, but he affirms the unethical application of genetic engineering. Because of this advancement,…

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    Genetic Testing

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    public opinion on genetic testing? Some see it as a faulty and unreliable waste of time and money, and others that truly understand it see it was a very beneficial way to save millions of lives. Genetic testing uses laboratory methods to look at your genes, which are the DNA instructions you inherit from your mother and your father. Genetic tests may be used to identify increased risks of health problems, to choose treatments, or to assess responses to treatments (NHGR 1). Genetic testing is…

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    DNA Profiling

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    individuality. Determining personal characteristics from eye color to height, DNA is the genetic code to the human body. Every person carries about three billion DNA bases in each cell and the DNA in each cell is virtually identical (Edmondston 1).Genetic testing is used to show the subtle changes between humans DNA to form each one 's individuality. As time goes on, fears about the privacy of DNA has patients fear genetic testing and even refuse to get genetically tested. Understanding what…

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    last 12 years when Hitler attempted to eliminate all Jews for the reason that, in his eyes, people with blonde hair and blue eyes would be the superior race. The desire to have one “perfect” race could arise again if science learns how to modify the genetic makeup of babies before they are born. Genetically modifying babies could also lead to a divide in social classes between those that have hand selected traits, and those that were born naturally. There would also be a potential for the class…

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    causes discrimination towards him and prevents him from working at Gattaca, a space program. He takes Jerome’s identity, who is a nearly perfect genetically modified person. Jerome had an accident, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down, and therefore not fit for desirable work, regardless of his perfect genes. Along the way, he falls for Irene, another genetically modified person, who knows nothing about Vincent, who is going by Jerome’s identity. After the officer…

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    experience: designing your baby” (Lemonick, 1999, p. 3.) The next generations are going to be filled with these babies that are born perfectly normal, not because they were lucky, but because their parents saved all their money to create him/her. Genetic engineering can be used to prevent any life threatening diseases, however it should not be allowed to use it for superficial purposes by the parents because it will create a generation that…

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    billion DNA pairs that made up the human genome. The project was also aimed to develop new tools that obtain and analyze data; it was also aimed to make information available to not just officials but the public as well. This is because any advances in genetics will affect individuals in society. The HGP decided to explore the consequences of genomic research through its Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) program. The HGP began in 1987 with the motive of needing to know what drives…

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    Genetic Database Analysis

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    Not only can genetic databases be of use in the medical field, but also for FBI purposes. With the help of a national genetic database, the FBI would be able to quickly identify missing persons, cadavers, and criminals. The intention of obtaining a genetic database is to solve murders and identify other victims that could only previously be identified as Jane or John Doe. The International Homicide Investigators Association claims that nationally there are more than 40,000 unidentified cadavers.…

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    artist conveys to be the future outcome if society were to Utopianize. Genetic discrimination,…

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