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Science quiz study guide (LEH 300)

Here it is—have at it: Quiz guide: 20 will appear on the quiz 1. What is a gene? 2. What is a genome? 3. What is an allele? 4. Where is DNA found? [location in cell] 5. How many chromosomes … Continue reading

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LEH 300: Online required readings

As noted on the syllabus, some of the readings are available online. You can find them either through the links listed under ‘Bioethics sites & docs‘ or directly, below: Belmont Report Department of Energy Human Genome Project Information: The science … Continue reading

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Bioethics: the underlined works (Leh 300)

As noted on the syllabus, some of the readings are available online. You can find them either through the links listed under ‘Bioethics sites & docs‘ or directly, below: Department of Energy Human Genome Project Information: The science behind the … Continue reading

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Why this and not that? (228)

That was, in essence, Shemori’s question: Why is it okay to sell sperm and eggs and not solid organs? It’s a good question. I think the response I offered—that these have been two separate narratives, shaped by particular events—is a … Continue reading

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Enough already! (228)

Some thoughts while preparing notes on G&T’s chapter 7 (on liberty): *I wonder if G&T don’t unnecessarily lard down their theory, that it would in fact work better if it weren’t more open, closer to anything goes. One could hang … Continue reading

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