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    definition of biotechnology

    Assignment Details

    Choose 1 of the following biotechnology applications:

    • in vitro fertilization
    • DNA profiling
    • Vaccines
    • Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
    • Gene therapy

    In an APA-formatted report, research the topic that you have chosen, and answer the following questions:

    • Explain how the process you have chosen meets the definition of biotechnology.
    • Describe how the process is performed.
    • Explain the uses of the application.
    • Discuss at least 1 benefit, 1 drawback, and 1 risk of each of the processes.
    • Elaborate on an ethical concern, such as leftover embryos, DNA privacy, or mandated vaccines.

    Use the following guidelines for your report:

    • Utilize at least 2 credible sources to support the arguments presented in the paper. Make sure you cite them appropriately within your paper and list the references in APA format on your Reference page.
    • Your paper should be 2–3 pages in length, not counting the Title page, Abstract, and Reference page. In accordance with APA formatting requirements, it should be double-spaced and include a running head and page numbers.

    References

    Biotechnology Innovation Organization. (2017). Biotechnology solutions for everyday life. Retrieved from https://www.bio.org/articles/biotechnology-solutions-everyday-life

    Learn.Genetics. (n.d.). Basic genetics. Retrieved from http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/

    Learn.Genetics. (n.d.). Cloning myths. Retrieved from http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cloning/cloningmyths/

    Sadava, et al. (2010). Meiosis: Introduction. In, Life: The science of biology (9th ed.). Retrieved from http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/meiosis.html

    Sadava, et al. (2010). Mitosis: Introduction. In, Life: The science of biology (9th ed.). Retrieved from http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/mitosis.html

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