eBook Thinking Critically: Genetic Testing and Research, 1st Edition

  • Bradley Steffens
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  • ISBN-10: 1682825361
  • ISBN-13: 9781682825365
  • DDC: 616
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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From creating potatoes that do not bruise to curing human hereditary diseases, genetic engineering is changing life as we know it, and is on the brink of altering the course of human evolution. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format—supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations—this title examines issues related to genetic testing and research. Topics include: Is Genetic Engineering Ethical? Is Genetic Testing Beneficial? Is Genetic Testing a Threat to Privacy? Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Titles in the Thinking Critically Series Include:.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Overview: Rearranging the Building Blocks of Life.
1: Is Genetic Engineering Ethical?.
2: Is Genetic Testing Beneficial?.
3: Is Genetic Testing a Threat to Privacy?.
4: Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?.
Source Notes.
Genetic Testing and Research Facts.
Related Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
About the Author.