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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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Genes, race, & disease (Leh 300)

The news is so accomodating to our course: The Journal of the National Cancer Institute has just published two studies (abstracts here and here; go thru the library to read the full articles) on disparate outcomes in sex-specific cancer survival … 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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LEH 300 Bioethics (SSII09)

Required books: Suzanne Holland, Karen Lebacqz, & Laurie Zoloth, eds. The Human Embryonic Stem Cell Debate, 2001, 9780262582087, $27 Liza Mundy, Everything Conceivable, 2008, 9781400095377, $15.95 You will also be assigned readings from the National Bioethics Advisory Council and the … Continue reading

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