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    everyone wants it to end. The two are closely related because it is scientifically proven that GMOs can do a lot to end those devastating issues when given the chance. The problem that interferes is the widespread panic about the alleged dangers of genetic engineering. Many are concerned that there are negative effects to their health and to the environment. This panic is not coincidentally coming from those who are not starved or malnourished. GMOs should be used in foreign food aid because our…

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    Genetic engineering is an alluring and powerful branch of science and technology. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines genetic engineering as, “the group of applied techniques of genetics and biotechnology used to cut up and join together genetic material...from one or more species of organism and to introduce the result into an organism in order to change one or more of its characteristics”. Genetic engineering has led to some of the most remarkable advancements in agriculture and medicine.…

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    engineered food in a 12-month period. The typical American adult weighs 179 pounds.” (Sharp). Which means on average we are consuming our weight and some in GMO’s. What are GMO’s? A GMO is an organism whose genome has been altered by the techniques of genetic engineering so that its DNA contains one or more genes not normally found there. The problem society is facing is not knowing that they are consuming GMO’s because the government is failing to inform us about our foods. The government…

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    Invasive species sound like nothing, right? Like plants and animals that threaten to destroy our native wildlands are no big deal. Well, it’s a very big deal, and invasive species are a tremendously real threat to the U.S. Humans introduced invasive species to the United States, and with the damage that they do, it is vital that we stop them. “1) non-native (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and 2) whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or…

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    Since DNA was discovered in 1935, humankind has made incredible bounds in the field of genetics. Recently scientists from the National Taiwan University's Department of Animal Science and Technology have discovered a way to make pigs glow in the dark by using the genetic material of a jellyfish. What they did was extract the genetic material of a jellyfish and inject it into the embryos of pigs in the hopes that the pigs would be born green, and they were. The three pigs that they were…

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    The “Pointless” Artificial Creation The matter of cloning reached a peak when CEO of BioArts International, Lou Hawthorne, announced to his company that they were no longer offering dog-cloning services by giving demand of cloning for a an uninterested market and unethical competition between international markets as one of the reasons for the stoppage. A similar situation of total disregard to organism creation through laboratorial procedures was observed in Ehrlich’s article talking about the…

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    have chosen to use for my rhetorical analysis is a transcript from a TED talk by Paul Root Wolpe titled, “It’s time to Question Bio-engineering”. Wolpe is an ethicist who studies the implications of the new sciences, is the head at the Center for Genetics at Emory University, and is the chief bioethicist for NASA. He begins his talk by presenting the audience with examples of selective breeding in animals and mentions many hybrid animals such as “beefalo”, “cama” and “geep”. When Wolpe brings…

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    Science has come a long way in term of genetics and the capabilities thereof. Genetic Engineering (GE) is defined as “the group of applied techniques of genetics and biotechnology used to cut up and join together genetic material and especially DNA from one or more species of organism and to introduce the result into an organism in order to change one or more of its characteristics“ (Merriam-Webster, 2015). Genetic Engineering has been used in cloning; as well as, to alter plants…

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    - Genetically modified organisms (GMO’s), are organisms that have had their genetic material altered in a way that is not classified as naturally occurring (mating or natural recombination), but has been the result of human intervention. - Concerns have immerged about the possible side effects that GM crops will have on our environment and the human body after consumption, as well as the possibility of economic distress. - The introduction of GM crops could theoretically solve hunger crisis in…

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    is to develop foods, protect animals from diseases, and to make meat healthier. According to GMOS: Facts About Genetically Modified Food, “A Genetically Modified Organism is an organism that has had its DNA altered or modified in some way through genetic engineering.” For example, a GMO may be used to delete, mutate or insert genes from a pig to achieve characteristics that may be more beneficial, like making it more muscular so it could yield healthier cuts of pork. It could also be used to…

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