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genes, heredity, DNA, GMO, food safety, biotechnology, bioengineer, gene therapy, bioethics



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ISSUES
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GENERAL

Intro to Genetics: Web Guide
Basics on Genes and Genetic Disorders
DNA/GEnetic Engineering
Human Genome Project
Genetics Home Reference
Genetics 101Genetic Science Learning Center
Life Knowledge Park: Genetic Research
Genome.gov fact sheets
Gene Research Controversies
Council for Responsible Genetics

Science Daily: Gene News

How are GMO's Made?
Conversation About Plant BioTechnology (who publishes the site?)
What Are GM Crops?
DISEASES

Genes and Disease
Genetic Disorders
The Era of Personalized Medicine
Genetic Diseases and Disorders
Your Genes/Your Health (Interactive)
Genetic Disease Foundation

Gene Therapy
Genes and Gene Therapy (MedlinePlus)
Genetic Testing
Science Daily: Gene Therapy
ISSUES

Genetics And Public Policy
Genetic Discrimination Fact Sheet
Genetic Privacy Manual
Genetic Alliance UK
Genetic Determinism
HGP and its Implications for Indigenous Peoples

Ethical Issues in BioTech
Thinking Ethically About Human Biotechnology
Moral Science: Protecting Participants in Human Subject Research
Patent Pending: The Race to Own DNA
Genes, Patents and Indigenous Peoples

WHO: 20 Questions about GMO's
EU: GM Food and Feed
GM Crops in Developing Countries
Are GM Foods Safe?
Harvest of Fear
Genetically Modified Foods
GM Crops: Costs/Benefits
Genetically Modified Organisms
BioTechnology/Safety (look at the source of the info!)
INTERACTIVES/ANIMATIONS

Gene probe
Tour of the Basics
DNA From the Beginning
Build a DNA Molecule
Engineer a Crop
Four Genetic Tests
Genetics Animations
Gene Technology Animations
Genetically Modified Organisms

Space Doctor! Use gene therapy to treat aliens.



MEDIA

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