Biology blog

Ethical dilemmas of biological research

Posted by Michael gesing at 2/12/2012 8:00:00 AM
As Biological research and technological advances help improve the quality of our lives, ie. food production and medical advancements,
what are the ethical and responsible conducts that should be applied toward these research practices?
As a society how do we set  and define what boundaries are applicable?  For example, how and when do we incorporate animals for laboratory
tests or how do we decide when to produce transgenic organisms (ie. placing animal genes into plant genomes)?

Biology and Society

Posted by Michael gesing at 2/1/2012 12:00:00 PM
How has the study of biology contributed positively to our society?  In contrast, what negative impacts have occured as Biology continues to advance? 
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