By: Cathal Garvey
Like many topics in science today, the Stem Cell debate is stymied by two large gaps in the ability of either side to communicate. These two gaps are 'lack of information or knowledge', and 'lack of appropriate definition'.The former, lack of information, is most...
By: Robert Crachet
What is positive Eugenics? Positive eugenics is the form of Eugenics, which promotes marriage and breeding between people considered "desirable", and though a positive Eugenist may view certain persons as "undesirable", they will not initiate in such practices as non-voluntary sterilization, genocide, active euthanasia, or...
By: John Cane
Eugenics is a very simple idea, but the implementation of eugenic programs are so difficult and complex that even if you could achieve a successful eugenics program, we wouldn't want to. In fact our current society is so against the principals of eugenics, that we...
By: odelay
May 27, 1995. Commonwealth Park equestrian center, Culpeper, Virginia. Everything has been going well for Chris so far. He's placed fourth out of the twenty-seven riders in the dressage competition, and is now walking the course for the cross-country event. He has a slight...
By: Angelika Reiter
It is an interesting question for a biochemical scientist as to why , of all the myriads of molecules present in the biosphere and in the organic world, deoxyribonucleic acid was chosen to convey the message of inhertable traits from one generation to the other.One...
By: Christine Anderson
A mutation is a change in the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) genetic code. Geneticists usually qualify the definition of a mutation to mean that the change in the genetic code is a permanent change. Changes in the DNA can include something as small as a single...
By: pepper0617
DNA and family historyWhat does DNA means to us as historians?DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid, is most commonly used to prove a relationship to an individual. Most recently it has been used to prove relationships in families. It can also prove medical history in individuals; DNA...
By: Natalie Fararro
From bumper stickers to news reports, to conversations at the dining room table, America has stem cells on the brain. Stem cells have the possibility to save lives of both the young and the old and they open the doors to a world of medical...
By: Jose Fenestra
Since World War II, the government has spent billions of dollars for the research and development of various methods designed to cause destruction, injuries and death, but will not fund projects that could save lives or drastically improve them. There is no moral issue about...
By: Roger Hatfield
Stem cell research has been moving right along towards more uses and aids to medicine and disease control. The uses for stem cells are as limited as the areas they will regenerate. Any cell in the human body can be copied by a stem cell...

 

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