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GMOs - Pros and Cons

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--Select the appropriate database from the list below
 
Use this database for basic background information so that you will better understand the topic

points and counterpoints--pro and con articles--search for "Genetic Modification" or "Genetically Modified Foods"

Images, videos, reference, essays, magazines, news, and websites
Search "Genetic Engineering"

Reference books and magazines
Search "genetically modified organism" or terms that describe your topic


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Emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
 
 

Websites:
 
BASICS ABOUT GMOs:



In fact about copy paste related to book
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIgqXCRkMkA

Risks of GMO's 

Are GMO's safe 

Debate about toxicity -- International Journal of Biological Sciences http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2952409/


PRO GMOs:

Monsanto commercial 

GMO's are safe 

Cargill statement on GMO food

General Mills statement on GMO


CONS GMOs:

PSA for labeling GMO products in grocery stores 

Seed saving with Shiva 

Scientific study results 

SALMON GMOs:

GMO salmon 

Concerns about GMO salmon 

Feb 2013 CBS news report 

DE-EXTINCTION:


HUMAN GMOs:
 
GM Babies? 

Gene transfer in humans 

Genetic inhancement in humans 

Should we select embryos? 

Gene therapy basics 

Gene therapy restores boy's vision 

Gene therapy for color blindness 

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