Describes some of the ethical, legal, and social issues of biotechnology.
What are some of the ethical implications of genetic modification, neuroscience, and other biotechnological breakthroughs? In this video a chief bioethicist at NASA explores some of these implications.
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Covers the use of molecular tools to identify the source and species of seafood. Looks at the effect of commercial fishing on oceanic ecosystems.
Students are exposed to a technique for making oceanic biofuel. This covers the choice of algae, issues with land use, and how to fully utilize the resource.
Investigation of whether molecular techniques have advanced far enough that laboratory animals are no longer needed. Covers what animals are used, how, and why.
Covers stem cells and some of their medical uses through the example of Parkinson’s disease and neurology.
Learn how the male reproductive system may be a source for stem cells .
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