11. Genetics Topic: Cloning
by three things: our genome, our environmental influences,
and the appearance of a subjective self with free will and the
ability to engage in self-definition.
experience of identical twins is informative. For siblings to
12. Genetics Topic: Genetic Discrimination
for testing the genome of each individual to see if he or she
has any genes for any diseases. Screening for all genetic diseases
may become routine for newborns, just as testing for phenylketonuria
(PKU) has been since the 1960s. A
13. Intro Topic: Genetics
all time. Known as the Human Genome Project (HGP ),
the aim is to decipher the entire genetic code of human beings, and to try to
understand the functioning of the 40,000 or so genes that make up the DNA that
lies at the heart of every cell in
14. Maddox Bibliography Topic: 9. Genetic Impact on Behavior and Human Responsib...
Perspectives on the Human
Genome Project . Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2000.
Thistlethwaite, Susan Brooks, ed. Adam, Eve, and the
Genome: The Human Genome Project and Theology . Minneapolis: Fortress,
15. Stem Cell Topic: Appendix I: Working Group Members
director of the
Office of Genome Ethics at NIHs National Human Genome Research Institute. Dr. Green has been president of the Society
of Christian Ethics and is Secretary of the American Academy of Religion, the
largest association of
16. Stem Cell Topic: The Moral Status of Human Stem Cells
possession of a unique human genome and the potential for development into a
human being are regarded as sufficient for ascribing full moral status to it.
Since most cells in the human body possess a unique diploid genome and
are not regarded
17. Genetics Topic: Should Genes Be Patented?
beings, it is the human genome . It
would thus seem that if anything should be avoided in the genomic
political economy, it is a war of patents and commerce over the
operational elements of that birthright.
sum, cDNAs may prove
18. Intelligent Design Topic: E. coli and its Rotary Propulsion System: Dembski&...
The genome of E. coli - the instructional
information residing in the genetically relevant portion of its DNA - consists of
about 4.7 million base pairs, representing approximately 4000 genes. These
genes specify the
19. Technology Topic: Nano Technology and Nano Ethics - Introduction
Nano Revolution ? Like the genome revolution of a decade
ago, will nanotech call for social impact assessment? Will Nano Ethics become
a new field?
By any measure, world attention to nanotechnology indicates
something big is about to
20. Stem Cell Topic: Appendix III: About AAAS and ICS
several publications: The
Genome , Ethics and the Law Issues in Genetic Testing (1992 ); Ethical and Legal Issues in Pedigree Research
(1993); The Genetic Frontier: Ethics, Law,
and Policy (1994); and Exploring
Public Policy Issues in