Describe a disease that is caused by a malfunctioning gene and can be cured by gene therapy..
1. Genetic engineering and medicine
Choose one disease that has been cured by genetic engineering.
Briefly describe the disease; evaluate the cure.
2. Therapeutic cloning
Describe a disease that is caused by a malfunctioning gene and can be cured by gene therapy.
3. Genetic engineering and agriculture
Find an engineered agricultural crop or livestock.
Discuss the pro’s and con’s and any ethical concerns.
4. Reproductive cloning and conservation of endangered species
Find examples and discuss concerns.
5. Stem cell therapy
Find a disease that has been cured by this therapy.
What are some of the issues around stem cell therapy?