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Leh 355 Bioethics: Videos!

NOTE: You have until May 18 to leave a comment. ~~~ *Update* For those who want an extra point or two, go ahead and comment/ask a question in the comment section, below; I’ll respond on this site. Also: feel free … Continue reading

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Leh 355 Bioethics: Quiz guide (SSII)

Quiz guide: 20 will appear on the quiz 1. What is a gene? 2. How many chromosomes total are contained in a cell of a member of Homo sapiens? 3. Which chromosome has the most genes and which chromosome has … Continue reading

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Leh 300 Bioethics: quiz guide

Ack! This is a bit late, but here it is. Remember: THE QUIZ IS ON THURSDAY Quiz guide: 20 will appear on the quiz 1. What is a gene? 2. What is a genome? 3. What is an allele? 4. … Continue reading

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Leh 300: Online readings

Sorry this is a bit late—wanted to have this up earlier today—but just it time to give you something to do tonight. What? You have plans other than reading for a Friday night?! SHOCKING! Anyway, here the are: Belmont Report … Continue reading

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Politics, culture, and bioethics in the news

Pol 266—still trying to find a paper topic? Some possibilities from the NY Times: Philipinos  working abroad. Accountability in poverty reduction: UN Millennium Development Goals. Living in a garbage dump in Venezuela. Manny Pacquiao: Boxer and politician. Remembering one of … Continue reading

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Leh 300: Bioethics 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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LEH 300: Biopolitics

F10 Syllabus What is—or ought to be—the relationship between ethics and politics? For example, in the area of genetics and stem cell technologies, it is arguably the case that the various bioethics panels have served more to assuage an uneasy … Continue reading

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Heads up: links restored for bioethics reports (LEH 300)

I figured that the President’s Council in Bioethics website would move sooner or later—and that sooner/later time has arrived. I restored the links on the posting, below, but for those who find it too onerous to scroll down, here are … Continue reading

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Science, ethics, and politics in the news: Who knew? (266, Leh 300)

What we are and who we are: Scientists decode genomes of five Africans, including Archbishop Tutu. Making babies and taking tests: Testing curbs some genetic diseases. Myths obscure voodoo, source of comfort in Haiti: Well, okay—now howzabout telling us what … 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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